in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: English
- Meaning: Youthful, Downy
- #1865 All Time
Pronunciation of Gillian
How popular is the name "Gillian" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Gillian? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,354 babies born with the name Gillian in the United States. That's more than enough Gillians to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gillian" was in 1999 with a total of 1,022 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gillians)
According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gillian" ranks #103 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 8 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 863 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Gillian popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Gillian in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Gillian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gillian as well as things modernly associated with the name Gillian such as celebrities named Gillian.
Origin and Meaning of Gillian
The name "Gillian" is of English origin, and it means "Youthful, Downy". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Gillian Bonner is a playboy playmate. Gillian was born in 1966 as Victoria Alynette Fuller in Santa Barbara, California.
G is for gracious, it shows everyday.
I is for instill, the lesson of life.
L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.
L is for love, your love of life!
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Your name in reverse order is "Naillig". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lliniga". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Gillian born May 16, 1979
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
Name poster for Gillian
Here's something for you to ponder on...
What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.