in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: English
- Meaning: Youthful, Downy
- #1884 All Time
Pronunciation of Gillian
How popular is the baby name Gillian in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Gillian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,477 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?
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.
Other Inspirations for the Name Gillian
G is for glamorous, you know what to do!
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
L is for little, the little things you do.
L is for love, everlasting.
I is for ideals, no higher!
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
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 "Iglnial". 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 Mar 26, 1990
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 Bulgaria approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.