Name Jilian Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jilian


Jilian is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jilian?

Jilian is a variant of the name Jillian, which is a form of the girl’s name Gillian and derived from the name Julian. The names go back to the Roman family names Julianus, Julius or Iulius, which may be of Greek origin. They are also related to the Roman god Jupiter. The most famous member of the family was Gaius Julius Caesar.

What does the name Jilian mean?

Jilian means “of the family of the Julii” and “dedicated to Jupiter” or “devoted to Jove” (from Latin “Iovilius”). Besides, Jilian means “downy-bearded” or “corn sheaf” (from ancient Greek “íoulos/ἴουλος”).

Pronunciation of Jilian

Variants of the name Jilian


Popularity of the name Jilian

The name Jilian is ranked #6825 overall.

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