Lillian Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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Lily, Lillie, Lilly, Lilli
Lian (sounds like Liam)
Tiger-Lily, Lily Pad
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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"