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Lilian

There’s something so pretty about the name Lilian. A super popular name in the 1880s, Lilian kind of fell out of vogue and is making a comeback in recent years. An added bonus: it’s much more unique than it’s uber-fashionable cousin, Lily.

Origin

  • Latin: Lily; innocence, purity, and beauty

Nicknames

Lily, Lilly, Lillie, Lili, Lil

Syllables

3

International Variations

Lillium, Lilli, Lilja, Liliane, Liliana, Lily, Lilly, Lillie, Lili, Lil

Themes

Nature

Famous Namesakes

Author Lillian Hellman, Artist Lilian Miller, Actress Lilian Gish

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Chris Cornell, Daughter of Mary McCormack

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