Lilac Name Meaning & Origin

Lilac

Pronunciation: LIY-lak (key)

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Very feminine despite the unusual ending!

Calli and Lilac are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Lil, Lila, Lily

Meanings and history of the name Lilac: | Edit

From the familiar flower; heard occasionally in Victorian times. The word "lilac" comes from the Arabic word "laylak" or the Persian word "nylac", both which mean "blue".

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Actor Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton on HBO T.V show,True Blood)has a daughter named Lilac.

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Lilac, the protagonist's love interest from the science fiction novel "This Perfect Day"

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