What does Lilian mean?
Lilian /lil-ian/ as a name for girls. Lilian's name origin is Latin, and the name Lilian means "lily". Lilian is an alternate form of Lillian (Latin): Flower name. Lilian is also a form of Lily (Latin): Flower name via Old French.
Lilian▲ has 19 more different relations via Lillian, Lily: Lil, Lila▲, Lilas, Lili, Lilia, Liliana▲, Lilianna▲, Lilias, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lilliana▲, Lillianna, Lillie▼, Lillika, Lillita and Lilly▲.Kreatif forms: Lalian, Lolian, Lulian. [more]
How popular is Lilian?
Lilian is a very popular first name for females (#843 out of 4276, Top 20%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lilian for girls. Lilian reached its top position of #418 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #506. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Popular related forms of Lilian (#506 a year ago) are Lillian (#25 a year ago), Lily (#27), Liliana (#119), Lilly (#124), Lila (#183), Lilliana (#273), Lillie (#512), Lilianna (#648), Lillianna (#862), Lilia (#925), Lilyan and Lilla. These forms of Lilian were popular as birth names in the year 2011 (adoption of 0.55%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.52%, down 4.8%). Lillian has been the top favorite, though Lilianna has grown popular as well over time, while Lillie and Lilla have become less contemporary. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Lilian and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Suggested similar baby names are Cilia, Diliana, Dillan, Dillian, Eilean, Eilin, Eirian, Elian, Filia, Ghilian, Gilia, Giliah, Gilian, Giliana, Gillan, Gillian, Jilian, Jiliana, Jillan, Jillian, Lalani, Lalia, Laliah, Leilani, Lelia, Leoline, Licia, Lidia, Ligia, Lilac, Lilah, Lilith, Lillas, Lillias, Lisia, Livia, Lorian, Miliana, Miliani, Mirian, Silia, Tirian, Tivian and Vivian. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lilian.