Lillian
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Given Name LILLIAN
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LIL-ee-ən   [key]
Meaning & History
Probably originally a diminutive of ELIZABETH. It may also be considered an elaborated form of LILY, from the Latin word for "lily" lilium. This name has been used in England since the 16th century.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Leanna, Liana, Lillia
OTHER LANGUAGES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheba (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta, Liliya, Lilyana (Bulgarian), Elizabeta, Ljiljana (Croatian), Alžběta, Eliška (Czech), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi (Danish), Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa (Dutch), Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu (Estonian), Elisabet, Lilja, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi, Lilli (Finnish), Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Lili, Liliane, Babette, Élise, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette (French), Bet, Lys (Frisian), Sabela (Galician), Elisabed, Eliso (Georgian), Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Lili, Lilli, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isa, Isabell, Isabella, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lisa, Lisbeth (German), Elisavet (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Erzsébet, Izabella, Lili, Liliána, Bözsi, Erzsi, Liza, Zsóka (Hungarian), Elísabet, Lilja (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Líle, Sibéal (Irish), Elisabetta, Isabella, Liliana, Elisa, Elsa, Isa, Liana, Lisa (Italian), Lilija (Latvian), Bet, Betje (Limburgish), Elžbieta, Lilija, Elzė (Lithuanian), Elisaveta, Liljana, Beti, Veta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss (Norwegian), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Liliana, Ela, Eliza, Iza (Polish), Isabel, Liliana, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liana (Portuguese), Lílian, Eliza, Izabel (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liliana, Liana (Romanian), Elizaveta, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelizaveta, Liza, Lizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias, Beileag (Scottish), Jelisaveta, Ljiljana, Jela, Ljilja (Serbian), Alžbeta, Eliška (Slovak), Elizabeta, Lilijana, Špela (Slovene), Isabel, Liliana, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela (Spanish), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise (Swedish), Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #26 
England and Wales  ranked #291 
Canada (BC)  ranked #62 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #91 
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