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Lillian Meaning


What does Lillian mean?

The name Lillian is of English origin.

The meaning of Lillian is "lily".

Lillian is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Li-lli-an.

The Given Name Lillian

Lillian is a variant of Lilian. See Lilian for further details.

Lillian is quite a mesmerizing name and a welcome find.

Sophisticated yet classic, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Lillian remains a favorite due to its luminous and simple nature.

Lillian falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname, flower.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lillian Gish.

Lillian Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 34 in baby name popularity for girls with 5,534 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 27 in baby name popularity for girls with 6,160 occurrences. It ranked 10,325 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

Want to see how Lillian sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Lillian Name Popularity Page.

Lillian Related Names

Lillian is a variant of Lilian.

Lillian has the diminutives (nicknames) Lil, Lillia.

Famous Lillians

  • Lillian Gish ~ Actress

Lillian Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Lillian.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Lillian Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lillian in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lillian.

Just for fun, see the name Lillian in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lillian in Nautical Flags page.