What 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]
How 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)
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)
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.