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).
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).