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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 22 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Hebrew, Latin

Meaning: Blend of Lily and Ann

Pronunciation: li-lee-uhn, /ˈlɪliən/, L IH L IY AH N

Popularity Rank: #4,734

On this page:

  • 1. Lillian Meaning
  • 2. Lillian Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Lillian
  • 4. Translations of Lillian
  • 5. Lillian Name Popularity
  • 6. Lillian popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Lillian
  • 8. Latest News about Lillian
  • 9. Lillian Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Lillian

Lillian Meaning

Derived from the Latin word 'lilium', meaning 'lily'. Often associated with purity, beauty, and innocence.

Lillian also means "Blend of Lily and Ann, Variant of Lillian, Symbol of Innocence, Purity, Beauty, Lily Flower, Lily, Pure, beautiful, innocent".

Lillian is commonly found in United States of America, South Africa, United Kingdom, and 78 more countries.

Lillian Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: li-lee-uhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈlɪliən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L IH L IY AH N

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Lillian

Lillian Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Lillian is recorded 12,447 times globally, ranking it as the 4,734th most common name worldwide.

Lillian is most prevalent in United States of America, with 5,121 occurrences, making it the 902th most popular name in the country.

In Norway, the name Lillian is found among 1 in every 249 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Lillian Popularity by Country

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United States of America#9021 : 353
South Africa#1,1271 : 1,215
United Kingdom#1,5391 : 816
Nigeria#2,0911 : 2,357
Canada#1,2681 : 864
Hong Kong#8521 : 1,172
Norway#2761 : 249
Denmark#3521 : 362
Malaysia#5,7851 : 10,003
Ireland#8191 : 479
Netherlands#2,9851 : 2,120
China#4811 : 899
Brazil#4,1391 : 5,305
Singapore#2,1951 : 3,767
Taiwan#4401 : 1,503
Costa Rica#1,3121 : 1,005
Mexico#5,7931 : 7,093
Puerto Rico#1991 : 256
Botswana#3061 : 849
Italy#11,4781 : 13,287
France#11,2791 : 15,163
Peru#5,8071 : 11,641
Egypt#23,3301 : 31,861
Chile#5,0961 : 8,736
Sweden#1,4811 : 1,484
Saudi Arabia#30,5181 : 47,413
Ghana#1,7211 : 3,656
Germany#7,5521 : 8,944
Colombia#19,9101 : 33,068
United Arab Emirates#14,8861 : 26,188
Oman#11,7841 : 17,661
Uruguay#2,3951 : 3,654
Panama#3,9091 : 6,915
Spain#12,9221 : 21,631
Macao#1,8561 : 4,016
Philippines#3,4741 : 9,338
Israel#10,4941 : 12,956
Jamaica#2,0251 : 3,919
Syrian Arab Republic#16,5721 : 25,351

List of countries the name Lillian is rarely found

Lillian popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Lillian from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Lillian

📰 Latest News about Lillian

Stay updated with the most recent news about Lillian. Read on to catch up with Lillian's latest headlines

Last Updated: June 19, 2024 05:44 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Lillian Kiselstein Obituary - FL - South Florida Sun Sentinel
    Source: South Florida Sun Sentinel | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Lillian Brown Obituary - Va Beach, FL (1943-2015) - The Virginian-Pilot
    Source: The Virginian-Pilot | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Lillian Shierberl Obituary - CA - OCRegister
    Source: OCRegister | Published on: June 18, 2024
  • Best Thing I Ate this week: Caviar sliders at Lillian | BITES - Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch | Published on: June 18, 2024
  • Lillian Violet Oliver - Obituary - Carnell's Funeral Home
    Source: Carnell's Funeral Home | Published on: June 17, 2024
  • ‘The Great Lillian Hall’ Review: Jessica Lange Is Grand as a Legendary Stage Actress Confronting Dementia - Variety
    Source: Variety | Published on: May 31, 2024
  • 'The Great Lillian Hall' Review: Jessica Lange New HBO Movie - IndieWire
    Source: IndieWire | Published on: May 31, 2024
  • The Great Lillian Hall review – Jessica Lange captivates in Broadway-set drama - The Guardian
    Source: The Guardian | Published on: May 31, 2024
  • Jessica Lange Portrays a Fading First Lady of the American Theater - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: May 30, 2024
  • ‘The Great Lillian Hall’ Review: Jessica Lange Is Incandescent As Legendary Stage Actress Facing Dementia - Deadline
    Source: Deadline | Published on: May 29, 2024

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Lillian Name Poster

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