Name: Lilian

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lilian

  • Meaning:
    My God is a vow
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Lilies
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    My God is a vow
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (LIL ee un)
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Miscellaneous Info for Lilian

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name was first recorded in the 16th century as a diminutive of Elizabeth. It is now more commonly considered to be connected with the name Lily.
    Lilian also happens to be the French male form of Liliane.

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Popularity Rank of Lilian (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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