Lillian Name Meaning & Origin

Lillian

Pronunciation: LI-lee-ən (key)

Origin of the name Lillian:

Derived from the older Lilion, which is thought to be from the Latin lilium (lily).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Lil, Lilian, Liliana, Lillie, Lillienne

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Nicknames for Lillian

Lil, Lils
Lily, Lillie, Lilly, Lilli
Lian (sounds like Liam)
Lila
Tiger-Lily, Lily Pad

Meanings and history of the name Lillian
Famous real-life people named Lillian

Lillian Carter, mother of President Jimmy Carter
Lillian Gish, American actress
Lillian Hellman, American author
Lillian Moller Gilbreth, American psychologist
Lillian Nordica, American opera singer
Lillian Roth, American actress and singer
Lillian Randolph, American actress and singer
Lillian Russell, American actress and singer
Lillian Lorraine, Ziegfeld girl
Lillian McCormack Morris (b. 2011), daughter of American actress Mary McCormack
Lillian Blankenship, child actress

Lillian in song, story & screen

Rosalie Lillian Hale of the Twilight Saga
Queen Lillian in Shrek (Princess Fiona's mother)
"Lillian, Egypt", song by Josh Ritter
Lillian "Lil" DeVill from the "Rugrats"

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