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Meaning and name origin

Lillian \l(il)-lian\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Lila, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Liliane, Liliane, Lilias, Lilli, Lillia, Lilianna, Lilliana, Lilliane, Lilliann, Lillianna, Lillianne, Lillie, Lilly, Lillyan, Lillyanne, Lily, Lilyan and Lilyann.


Lillian is a very popular first name for females (#98 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#37516 out of 88799, Top 42%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lillian for girls. Lillian reached its highest rank of #13 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lillian and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lillian (#25), Lily (#27), Liliana (#119), Lilly (#124), Lila (#183), Lilliana (#273), Lilian (#506), Lillie (#512), Lilianna (#648), Lillianna (#862), Lilia (#925) and Lilyan. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lila, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Lilianna, Lillian, Lilliana, Lillianna, Lillie, Lilly in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dillian, Gillian, Jillian and Lillias. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lillian.