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


Pilar is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Pilar?

Pilar is a Spanish name. It derived from the Spanish title of the virgin Mary “María del Pilar” or “Nuestra Señora del Pilar” meaning “Our Lady of the Pillar”. Virgin Mary is said to have appeared on a pillar in Zaragoza to the apostle James the Greater in the year 40 AD.

What does the name Pilar mean?

Pilar means “pillar” in Spanish.

Pronunciation of Pilar

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Popularity of the name Pilar

The name Pilar is ranked #7032 overall.

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