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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gillian" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 10 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 1,030 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
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 north east? 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 giggle, a laugh never hurts!
I is for instill, the lesson of life.
L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!
L is for luster, your shine.
I is for interest, you show in others.
A is for absolute, for you know your mind.
N is for nice, need I say more?
Your name in reverse order is "Naillig". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nlliiga". 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 Jul 26, 2011
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 Alaska approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
Name poster for Gillian
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.