Lillian
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
LIL-ee-ən
Meaning
Lily flower
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Lillian is most likely a variant of Lily. Lily originates in Latin and it is derived from the name of a popular flowering plant, a symbol of purity. As a feminine given name it has increased its popularity within the 20th century and nowadays belongs to the 100 top names in the United States. It was probably popularized by the character of Lily Aldrin in the TV series How I Met Your Mother.

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Liliana, Lilian, Liliane, Lilianna, Lilliana, Lilliane, Lillianna, Lillyana

Famous Lillians

Lillian Allen - writer
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Lillian Gibbons - writer
Lillian Gish - actress
Lillian Jones - published author
Lillian Li - published author
Lillian Price - writer
Lillian Roth - actress
Lillian Russell - actress
Lillian Smith - published author
Lillian Wald - writer

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