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Lillian

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How popular is the baby name Lillian in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 672 672 0 #32 girl name
1881 723 723 0 #32 girl name
1882 836 830 6 #32 girl name
1883 913 907 6 #26 girl name
1884 1,115 1,109 6 #26 girl name
1885 1,143 1,143 0 #27 girl name
1886 1,282 1,282 0 #24 girl name
1887 1,314 1,308 6 #26 girl name
1888 1,663 1,656 7 #23 girl name
1889 1,647 1,640 7 #23 girl name
1890 1,872 1,862 10 #19 girl name
1891 1,821 1,812 9 #20 girl name
1892 2,164 2,154 10 #20 girl name
1893 2,202 2,193 9 #20 girl name
1894 2,448 2,441 7 #16 girl name
1895 2,507 2,495 12 #16 girl name
1896 2,713 2,702 11 #11 girl name
1897 2,696 2,683 13 #11 girl name
1898 3,076 3,061 15 #10 girl name
1899 2,711 2,703 8 #10 girl name
1900 3,425 3,414 11 #10 girl name
1901 2,698 2,681 17 #10 girl name
1902 3,076 3,063 13 #11 girl name
1903 2,984 2,972 12 #13 girl name
1904 3,149 3,139 10 #12 girl name
1905 3,196 3,185 11 #13 girl name
1906 3,307 3,293 14 #13 girl name
1907 3,557 3,542 15 #13 girl name
1908 3,643 3,634 9 #13 girl name
1909 3,611 3,596 15 #14 girl name
1910 4,142 4,127 15 #14 girl name
1911 4,380 4,367 13 #13 girl name
1912 5,598 5,568 30 #14 girl name
1913 6,036 6,015 21 #16 girl name
1914 7,387 7,354 33 #16 girl name
1915 9,570 9,546 24 #15 girl name
1916 9,618 9,592 26 #16 girl name
1917 9,876 9,843 33 #15 girl name
1918 10,009 9,986 23 #15 girl name
1919 9,541 9,515 26 #17 girl name
1920 10,075 10,049 26 #18 girl name
1921 9,792 9,769 23 #19 girl name
1922 9,457 9,428 29 #19 girl name
1923 9,361 9,327 34 #20 girl name
1924 9,129 9,094 35 #23 girl name
1925 8,379 8,355 24 #25 girl name
1926 7,688 7,661 27 #28 girl name
1927 7,230 7,185 45 #32 girl name
1928 6,617 6,571 46 #35 girl name
1929 5,754 5,711 43 #40 girl name
1930 5,481 5,451 30 #43 girl name
1931 4,842 4,805 37 #47 girl name
1932 4,382 4,352 30 #48 girl name
1933 4,021 3,998 23 #51 girl name
1934 3,996 3,972 24 #52 girl name
1935 3,439 3,423 16 #66 girl name
1936 3,134 3,116 18 #79 girl name
1937 2,917 2,899 18 #84 girl name
1938 2,838 2,824 14 #88 girl name
1939 2,569 2,554 15 #99 girl name
1940 2,536 2,523 13 #97 girl name
1941 2,478 2,460 18
1942 2,505 2,489 16
1943 2,407 2,394 13
1944 2,128 2,118 10
1945 2,026 2,017 9
1946 2,159 2,159 0
1947 2,089 2,089 0
1948 2,120 2,115 5
1949 1,950 1,944 6
1950 1,887 1,887 0
1951 1,832 1,823 9
1952 1,731 1,731 0
1953 1,666 1,660 6
1954 1,634 1,627 7
1955 1,663 1,655 8
1956 1,635 1,630 5
1957 1,611 1,602 9
1958 1,428 1,421 7
1959 1,470 1,470 0
1960 1,441 1,431 10
1961 1,316 1,309 7
1962 1,313 1,307 6
1963 1,172 1,166 6
1964 1,064 1,064 0
1965 1,024 1,015 9
1966 887 879 8
1967 846 841 5
1968 814 814 0
1969 779 773 6
1970 787 782 5
1971 681 676 5
1972 620 620 0
1973 564 564 0
1974 482 482 0
1975 455 455 0
1976 479 479 0
1977 471 471 0
1978 399 399 0
1979 444 439 5
1980 510 510 0
1981 518 518 0
1982 475 475 0
1983 451 451 0
1984 468 468 0
1985 550 542 8
1986 553 553 0
1987 531 531 0
1988 652 646 6
1989 695 695 0
1990 730 722 8
1991 768 768 0
1992 749 749 0
1993 736 736 0
1994 881 881 0
1995 942 942 0
1996 1,127 1,127 0
1997 1,393 1,393 0
1998 1,716 1,716 0
1999 2,195 2,190 5
2000 2,603 2,598 5
2001 2,949 2,949 0
2002 3,396 3,396 0 #96 girl name
2003 4,029 4,029 0 #76 girl name
2004 4,755 4,731 24 #65 girl name
2005 5,219 5,210 9 #50 girl name
2006 6,239 6,229 10 #38 girl name
2007 6,554 6,544 10 #33 girl name
2008 6,815 6,806 9 #29 girl name
2009 6,856 6,850 6 #27 girl name
2010 6,948 6,948 0 #22 girl name
2011 6,918 6,909 9 #22 girl name
2012 7,155 7,150 5 #25 girl name
2013 7,067 7,062 5 #26 girl name
2014 6,898 6,898 0 #25 girl name
2015 6,571 6,571 0 #26 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Lillian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 428,027 babies born with the name Lillian in the United States. That's more than enough Lillians to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 672 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lillian" was in 1920 with a total of 10,049 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lillians)

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lillian" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 124 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 6,036 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lillian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lillian as well as things modernly associated with the name Lillian such as celebrities named Lillian.

Origin and Meaning of Lillian

The name "Lillian" is of English origin, and it means "Lily". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1912 to 1988. Lillian was born in 1893 as Lillian Diana Gish in Springfield, Ohio, U.S.

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Lillian Gilbreth

Lillian Gilbreth is an ergonomics expertmanagement consultantprofessor. Lillian was born in 1878 as Lillie Evelyn Moller in Oakland, California.

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Lillian Morris

Lillian Morris is a television survivor. Lillian was born in 1952.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Lillian

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Lillian Hellman
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Lillian Vernon

Alternative Meanings

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Naillil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alniill". 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 Lillian born Aug 1, 1960

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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