Pilar
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Given Name PILAR
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Spanish
PRONOUNCED: pee-LAHR   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "pillar" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María del Pilar, meaning "Mary of the Pillar". According to legend, when Saint James the Greater was in Saragossa in Spain, the Virgin Mary appeared on a pillar.
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DIMINUTIVE: Pili
Popularity
Portugal  ranked #71 
Spain  -