Gender Feminine
Usage Scottish

Meaning & History

Form of Lillian found in Scotland from about the 16th century [1].

Related Names

VariantLileas
Other Languages & CulturesZabel(Armenian) Elixabete(Basque) Elisheba, Elizabeth, Elisabeth(Biblical) Elisabet(Biblical Greek) Elisheva(Biblical Hebrew) Elisabeth(Biblical Latin) Elisaveta, Elizabet, Liliya, Lilyana(Bulgarian) Elisabet(Catalan) Elizabeta, Ljiljana, Ljilja(Croatian) Alžběta, Liliana(Czech) Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilli, Lilly, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Liss, Lissi(Danish) Elisabeth, Isabeau, Isabel, Isabella, Isabelle, Babette, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa, Lize(Dutch) Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Lilian, Lillia, Lillian, Lily, Babette, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Elisa, Elisabeth, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Leanna, Leesa, Liana, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Liliana, Lilianna, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lilliana, Lillie, Lilly, Lisa, Lise, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lyanna, Tetty(English) Eliisabet, Elo, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu(Estonian) Lilja(Faroese) Elisabet, Isabella, Lilja, Eliisa, Elisa, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi, Lilli(Finnish) Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Lili, Liliane, Babette, Élise, Lilianne, Lise, Lisette(French) Bet, Elske, Lys(Frisian) Sabela(Galician) Elisabed, Eliso, Eliza, Liana, Liza(Georgian) Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Lili, Lilli, Babette, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Ella, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isabell, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lisa, Lisbeth(German) Elisavet(Greek) Elikapeka(Hawaiian) Elisheva(Hebrew) Elizabet, Erzsébet, Izabella, Lili, Liliána, Lilien, Bettina, Bözsi, Eliza, Erzsi, Zsóka(Hungarian) Elísabet, Ísabella, Lilja, Elsa(Icelandic) Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Lile(Irish) Elisabetta, Isabella, Lilia, Liliana, Bettina, Elisa, Elsa, Liana, Lisa(Italian) Elizabete, Lilija, Elīza(Latvian) Bet(Limburgish) Elžbieta, Lilija, Elzė(Lithuanian) Elisaveta, Liljana(Macedonian) Ealisaid(Manx) Isabeau(Medieval French) Isabel(Medieval Occitan) Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Eli, Elisabet, Elise, Ella, Else, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Liss(Norwegian) Isabèl(Occitan) Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Liliana, Lilianna(Polish) Isabel, Liliana, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Elizabete, Isabela, Liana(Portuguese) Lílian, Eliza, Izabel(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liliana, Eliza, Liana(Romanian) Elizaveta, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelizaveta(Russian) Jelisaveta, Ljiljana, Ljilja(Serbian) Alžbeta(Slovak) Elizabeta, Lilijana, Liljana(Slovene) Isabel, Lilia, Liliana, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela(Spanish) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Elsie, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise(Swedish) Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelyzaveta, Yelysaveta(Ukrainian) Bethan(Welsh)

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Sources & References

  1. Withycombe, Elizabeth Gidley. The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names. Oxford, 1945, page 87.
Entry updated January 21, 2022