Origin:Latin
Popularity:1235
Meaning:lily; purity
Lilian is a baby girl name of Latin origin. Most likely derived from the earth's vibrant florals—Lilium—the name Lilian means "lily" and "purity." Native to the Northern Hemisphere, these delicate flowers symbolize peace, passion, and the joy of rebirth. If you're a fan of precious blooms, you'll know that there are an array of lilies, from tiger lilies to pearl-white royal lilies. With a name like Lilian, baby is sure to be as unique as each flourishing flower.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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