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pinWhat does Lillian mean?

Lillian /lil-lian/ [3 sylls.] 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 a year ago), 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 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 2011 (usage of 0.5949%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.5663%, 4.8% less), with the form Lillie becoming less fashionable. The most trendy names for newborns here are Lilliana (#273), Lilianna (#648), Lillian (#25), Liliana (#119) and Lilly (#124), and there is also a resurgence in baby name usage for Lillian and Lilly. (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

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