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What does Ghilian mean?

Ghilian Pronunciation of Ghilian [ghil-ian] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Ghilian means "youthful". Ghilian is a version of Gillian (Latin): anglicization of Juliana.

Associated with: youthful.


Ghilian has 6 variants: Ghiliane, Ghillian, Jillian, Jillianne, Jillyan and Jyllian.

3 more related forms via Gillian: Gilian, Giliana and Gillan.

Creative forms:
(female) Ghilia, Ghilyn, ..

(male) Ghilan, Ghilano, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ghilian Ryder (G.R.), ..

How popular is Ghilian?

Ghilian is an unusual first name for females. Ghilian is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jillian (#435 via latest list) and Gillian (#1733) are the prominent related forms of Ghilian (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Ghilian was at its apex in 2000 (adoption of 0.21%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.04%, 80% less), with forms like Gillian falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gillian, Jillian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ghilian and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ghilian is alike in pronunciation to Geelan, Jilian and Jillan. Other suggested similar names are Dillan, Dillian, Eilean, Eirian, Elian, Gaila, Galia, Galiana, Galilia, Gallia, Geila, Geiliya, Geiliyah, Gelilia, Ghaliya, Ghita, Gila, Gilah, Gilana, Gilda, Gilia, Giliah, Giliya, Giliyah, Ginia, Gioia, Giulia, Giuliana, Glila, Glilah (see Galila), Kailan, Lilian, Lillian, Lilyan, Mirian, Philia, Tirian, Tivian and Vivian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ghilian.

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