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pinWhat does Lillian mean?

Lillian /lil-lian/ as a girls' name is pronounced LIL-ee-an. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lillian is "lily". Flower name. Actress Lillian Gish; First Mother Lillian Carter; writer Lillian Hellman.


Lillian has 23 variants: Lila, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Liliane, Liliane, Lilianna, Lilias, Lilli, Lillia, Lilliana, Lilliane, Lilliann, Lillianna, Lillianne, Lillie, Lilly, Lillyan, Lillyanne, Lily, Lilyan and Lilyann.

Kreatif forms: Lislian, Lylian. [more]

pinHow popular is Lillian?

Lillian is a very popular first name for females (#98 out of 4276, Top 2%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#78549 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Lillian for girls. Lillian reached its apex rank of #13 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is at #25 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lillian name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lillian outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Lillian and corresponding names. Lily (#27 via latest list), Liliana (#119), Lilly (#124), Lila (#183), Lilliana (#273), Lilian (#506), Lillie (#512), Lilianna (#648), Lillianna (#862), Lilia (#925) and Lilyan are the prominent related forms of Lillian (#25 via latest list) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Lillian was widespread in 2011 (median #405) and is almost as widespread today (#433, 5% less). Lillian has generally been popular among parents, though Liliana has gained in popularity, while Lillie is now less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lillian, Lila, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lilianna, Lilliana, Lillianna, Lillie, Lilly in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lily, Lilyan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lillian, Lilian, Lilly, Lily outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Lillian is pronounced similarly to Leoline and Lilyanne. Other recommended similar baby names are Aillin, Dillan, Dillian, Dilliana, Ghillian, Gilian, Gillan, Gillian, Jilian, Jillan, Jillian, Jilliana, Jilliane, Jilliann, Jillyan, Jyllian, Lalani, Lallia, Leilani, Lellia, Lilla, Lillas, Lillias, Lillika, Lillita, Lillith and Sillia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lillian.