Lillian - Meaning Of Lillian, What Does Lillian Mean?

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Lillian Meaning


What does Lillian mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Lillian is of Latin and 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.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 26  in baby name popularity for girls with 7017 occurrences.  It ranked 13180 in popular baby names for boys with 5 occurrences. 

View the Lillian Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lillian has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lillian to other names.


Lillian is a variant spelling of Lilian.

Lillian has the diminutive (nickname) Lillia.

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

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lillian Gish, Lillian Russell, Lillian Hellman.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lillian in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Lillian Numerology page.

Lillian Numerology
Lillian in Hieroglyhics
Lillian in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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