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171+ Pretty Middle Names for Lillian (2022)

Congratulations on your new arrival! Naming your baby girl is one of the most important and exciting tasks you’ll undertake as a new parent. If you’re considering the name Lillian, you might be wondering what the best middle name for her would be.

You are in luck! We’ve rounded up the top middle names for Lillian that are sure to complement her perfectly.

In a hurry? Below are our top 10 favorites. Be sure to read the entire article for the full list.

  • Lillian Camille
  • Lillian Carter
  • Lillian Drew
  • Lillian Eve
  • Lillian Faith
  • Lillian Grace
  • Lillian Hope
  • Lillian Joelle
  • Lillian Kate
  • Lillian Marie
  • Lillian Skye

Note: We have included each middle name’s meaning and ranking (popularity) and have marked our favorites with a  ❤️ to help you locate them easily.

About the Name Lillian

Lillian is a beautiful and classic name for a baby girl. It’s of Latin origin and means “lily.” Lily flowers are associated with purity, innocence, and beauty, making Lillian an excellent choice for a baby girl.


The name Lillian became popular in the late 1700s during the expansion of the French colonial empire.

Lillian is currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. It was ranked the 51st most popular girls’ name in the United States in 2021, according to data from the Social Security Administration.

How to Choose a Middle Name

When choosing a middle name for Lillian, you’ll want to consider a few factors. First, think about the meaning of the name and whether you want it to have a similar meaning to Lillian or be a complete contrast.

Second, consider the number of syllables in the name. A one- or two-syllable name is typically best, as it provides a nice balance with the three syllables in Lillian.

We have included three- and four-syllable names in this article to give you more options just in case you prefer to go that route. We carefully scouted these names, so don’t worry!

Finally, think about how the middle name will sound with the last name.

With all that in mind, below are our top middle names for Lillian.

One-Syllable Middle Names for Lillian

1) Lillian Belle (Meaning: Beautiful; Popularity: Not ranking)

2) Lillian Blair (Meaning: Plain, meadow, field; Popularity: 315)

3) Lillian Blaire (Meaning: Horse trainer; Popularity: 641)

4) Lillian Blake (Meaning: Dark-haired, dark; Popularity: 199)

5) Lillian Brooke (Meaning: Small stream; Popularity: 259)

6) Lillian Dream (Meaning: Dream, wish, imaginary events seen, felt or experienced; Popularity: 351)

7) Lillian Drew (Meaning: Strong; Popularity: 815) ❤️

8) Lillian Eve (Meaning: Life; Popularity: 485) ❤️

9) Lillian Faith (Meaning: To trust; Popularity: 169)❤️

10) Lillian Gwen (Meaning: White circle; Popularity: 855)

11) Lillian Hope (Meaning: Hope, positive expectation; Popularity: 229) ❤️

12) Lillian Jade (Meaning: Precious green stone; Popularity: 91)

13) Lillian Jane (Meaning: God is gracious; Popularity: 265)

14) Lillian Joy (Meaning: Happiness, great pleasure; Popularity: 407)

15) Lillian June (Meaning: Young; Popularity: 175)

16) Lillian Kai (Meaning: Warrior, keeper of the keys or earth; Popularity: 770)

17) Lillian Kate (Meaning: Pure; Popularity: 413) ❤️

18) Lillian Layne (Meaning: A small roadway or path; Popularity: 828)

19) Lillian Mae (Meaning: Goddess of springtime, warmth; Popularity: 505)

20) Lillian Quinn (Meaning: Wise, intelligent, counsel; Popularity: 80)

21) Lillian Reese (Meaning: Ardor; Popularity: 147)

22) Lillian Rose (Meaning: A flower; Popularity: 116)

23) Lillian Ruth (Meaning: Compassionate friend; Popularity: 189)

24) Lillian Sage (Meaning: Wise; Popularity: 179)

25) Lillian Shay (Meaning: Stately, gift; Popularity: 903)

26) Lillian Skye (Meaning: Sky; Popularity: 429) ❤️

27) Lillian Sloan (Meaning: Raider; Popularity: 574)

28) Lillian Blue (Meaning: Color name, bliss, blossom; Popularity: Not ranking)

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Two-Syllable Middle Names for Lillian

29) Lillian Abby (Meaning: Father’s joy; Popularity: 575)

30) Lillian Adele (Meaning: Noble; Popularity: 814)

31) Lillian Adley (Meaning: The Lord is just (Hebrew), heather field (English); Popularity: 508)

32) Lillian Ainsley (Meaning: One’s own meadow; Popularity: 363)

33) Lillian Amber (Meaning: Gemstone, sky, from the stone, fierce; Popularity: 534)

34) Lillian Amy (Meaning: Beloved; Popularity: 188)

35) Lillian Angel (Meaning: Angel; Popularity: 491)

36) Lillian Ansley (Meaning: From the hermitage field; Popularity: Not ranking)

37) Lillian Aspen (Meaning: Shaking tree; Popularity: 201)

38) Lillian Astrid (Meaning: Divinely beautiful; Popularity: 438)

39) Lillian Aubrey (Meaning: Elf ruler; Popularity: 65)

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40) Lillian Audrey (Meaning: Noble, strength; Popularity: 60)

41) Lillian Autumn (Meaning: Fall; Popularity: 66)

42) Lillian Ava (Meaning: birdlike, lively; Popularity: 5)

43) Lillian Baylee (Meaning: Law enforcer, bailiff; Popularity: 768)

44) Lillian Baylor (Meaning: One who delivers goods; Popularity: 894)

45) Lillian Berkley (Meaning: Birch tree meadow; Popularity: 793)

46) Lillian Blakely (Meaning: Dark wood or clearing; Popularity: 154)

47) Lillian Bonnie (Meaning: Beautiful, cheerful; Popularity: 513)

48) Lillian Bria (Meaning: Vigour, liveliness; Popularity: 790)

49) Lillian Brielle (Meaning: Hunting grounds; Popularity: 118)

50) Lillian Bristol (Meaning: Site of the bridge; Popularity: 451)

51) Lillian Camille (Meaning: Young ceremonial attendant; Popularity: 281) ❤️

52) Lillian Capri (Meaning: Impulsive change of mind; Popularity: 624)

53) Lillian Carter (Meaning: Cart maker or driver; Popularity: 500) ❤️

54) Lillian Chanel (Meaning: Dweller near the canal; Popularity: 833)

55) Lillian Christine (Meaning: Christian; Popularity: Not ranking)

56) Lillian Daisy (Meaning: Day’s eye; Popularity: 134)

57) Lillian Danielle (Meaning: God is my judge; Popularity: 443)

58) Lillian Denise (Meaning: Delicate; Popularity: Not ranking)

59) Lillian Elaine (Meaning: Bright, shining light; Popularity: 482)

60) Lillian Ella (Meaning: Goddess, fairy maiden; Popularity: 16)

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61) Lillian Ellie (Meaning: Bright shining one; Popularity: 30)

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62) Lillian Ellis (Meaning: Benevolent; Popularity: 594)

63) Lillian Emma (Meaning: Universal; Popularity: 2)

64) Lillian Estelle (Meaning: Star; Popularity: 744)

65) Lillian Esther (Meaning: Star; Popularity: 156)

66) Lillian Fallon (Meaning: Leader; Popularity: 725)

67) Lillian Georgia (Meaning: Farmer; Popularity: 165)

68) Lillian Gia (Meaning: God’s gracious gift; Popularity: 278)

69) Lillian Haven (Meaning: Form of heaven; Popularity: 286)

70) Lillian Heaven (Meaning: Heaven; Popularity: 496)

71) Lillian Holly (Meaning: Holly tree (with red berries); Popularity: 465)

72) Lillian Hunter (Meaning: One who hunts; Popularity 817)

73) Lillian Irene (Meaning: Peace, goddess of peace; Popularity: 674)

74) Lillian Ivy (Meaning: Vine; Popularity: 49)

75) Lillian Jada (Meaning: Jade; Popularity: 683)

76) Lillian Janelle (Meaning: God is merciful; Popularity: 664)

77) Lillian Joelle (Meaning: Jehovah is his God; Popularity: 731) ❤️

78) Lillian Jolene (Meaning: Pretty; Popularity: 456)

79) Lillian Kaia (Meaning: To rejoice, sea; Popularity: 231)

80) Lillian Katie (Meaning: Pure; Popularity: 531)

81) Lillian Kelly (Meaning: War; Popularity: 849)

82) Lillian Kelsey (Meaning: Cenel’s Island; Popularity: 622)

83) Lillian Kendall (Meaning: Valley of the River Kent; Popularity: 305)

84) Lillian Kenzie (Meaning: Short form of Mackenzie; Popularity: 463)

85) Lillian Khloe (Meaning: Young green shoot; Popularity: 176)

86) Lillian Kinsley (Meaning: King’s meadow; Popularity: 57)

87) Lillian Lucille (Meaning: Light; Popularity: 276)

88) Lillian Maria (Meaning: Drop of the sea, bitter, beloved; Popularity: 106)

89) Lillian Marie (Meaning: Drop of the sea, bitter, beloved, biblical reference; Popularity: 600) ❤️

90) Lillian Maxine (Meaning: Greatest; Popularity 701)

91) Lillian Michelle (Meaning: Who is like God; Popularity: 394)

92) Lillian Milan (Meaning: Gracious, dear; Popularity: 655)

93) Lillian Monroe (Meaning: Mouth of the Roe River; Popularity: 525)

94) Lillian Murphy (Meaning: Hound of the sea; Popularity: 716)

95) Lillian Nevaeh (Meaning: Heaven spelled backward; Popularity: 86)

96) Lillian Nicole (Meaning: People of victory; Popularity: 340)

97) Lillian Noelle (Meaning: Christmas; Popularity: 202)

98) Lillian Nova (Meaning: New; Popularity: 32)

99) Lillian Paislee (Meaning: Church; Popularity: 420)

100) Lillian Palmer (Meaning: He who holds the palm; Popularity: 329)

101) Lillian Parker (Meaning: Park keeper; Popularity: 115)

102) Lillian Penny (Meaning: Weaver; Popularity: 705)

103) Lillian Piper (Meaning: Pipe or flute player; Popularity: 96)

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104) Lillian Raya (Meaning: Friend; Popularity: 494)

105) Lillian Rosa (Meaning: Rose, a flower; Popularity: 660)

106) Lillian Rosie (Meaning: Rose; Popularity: 461)

107) Lillian Ryder (Meaning: Post messenger or cavalryman; Popularity: 993)

108) Lillian Sasha (Meaning: Protector of men; Popularity: 571)

109) Lillian Scarlette (Meaning: Scarlet, red; Popularity: 930)

110) Lillian Simone (Meaning: Hearkening; Popularity: 873)

111) Lillian Stevie (Meaning: Garland, crown; Popularity: 284)

112) Lillian Stormi (Meaning: Impetuous nature; Popularity: 931)

113) Lillian Summer (Meaning: One of the four seasons; Popularity: 141)

114) Lillian Sunny (Meaning: Bright, bubbly, cheerful; Popularity: 650)

115) Lillian Sutton (Meaning: From the southern homestead; Popularity: 244)

116) Lillian Sylvie (Meaning: From the forest; Popularity: 586)

117) Lillian Teagan (Meaning: Beautiful, creative, attractive; Popularity: 254)

118) Lillian Tenley (Meaning: Burnt clearing; Popularity: Not ranking)

119) Lillian Thea (Meaning: Goddess, godly; Popularity: 312)

120) Lillian Tinsley (Meaning: Tynni’s meadow; Popularity: 892)

121) Lillian Willow (Meaning: Willow tree, freedom; Popularity: 39)

122) Lillian Zoe (Meaning: Life; Popularity: 42)

Three-Syllable Middle Names for Lillian

123) Lillian Abigail (Meaning: My father is joy; Popularity: 17)

124) Lillian Addison (Meaning: Noble, beautiful inside and out; Popularity: 45)

125) Lillian Aleena (Meaning: Light, fair; Popularity: 591)

126) Lillian Amanda (Meaning: Lovable, worthy of love; Popularity: 475)

127) Lillian Amani (Meaning: Peace; Popularity: 685)

128) Lillian Amari (Meaning: Eternal; Popularity: 333)

129) Lillian Andrea (Meaning: Strong, brave; Popularity: 173)

130) Lillian Aria (Meaning: Song, melody; Popularity: 22)

131) Lillian Ariah (Meaning: Lion of God, song; Popularity: 435)

132) Lillian Ariyah (Meaning: Lioness, solo melody; Popularity: 346)

133) Lillian Brianna (Meaning: Strong, virtuous, honorable; Popularity: 184)

134) Lillian Camilla (Meaning: Young ceremonial attendant; Popularity: 311)

135) Lillian Cassandra (Meaning: Shining, excelling; Popularity: 602)

136) Lillian Christina (Meaning: Follower of Christ; Popularity: 629)

137) Lillian Dakota (Meaning: Friendly one; Popularity: 270)

138) Lillian Deborah (Meaning: Bee; Popularity: 909)

139) Lillian Delaney (Meaning: Dark challenger; Popularity: 269)

140) Lillian Diana (Meaning: Divine; Popularity: 225)

141) Lillian Elisa (Meaning: Pledged to God; Popularity: 421)

142) Lillian Eliza (Meaning: Pledged to God; Popularity: 111)

143) Lillian Eloise (Meaning: Healthy, wide; Popularity: 109)

144) Lillian Emani (Meaning: Faith; Popularity: Not ranking)

145) Lillian Emory (Meaning: Home strength, industrious leader; Popularity: 477)

146) Lillian Estella (Meaning: Star; Popularity: 657)

147) Lillian Gabrielle (Meaning: God is my strength; Popularity: 448)

148) Lillian Gianna (Meaning: The Lord is gracious; Popularity: 13)

149) Lillian Joanna (Meaning: God is gracious; Popularity: 291)

150) Lillian Juliet (Meaning: Youthful; Popularity: 295)

151) Lillian Kamari (Meaning: Moonlight; Popularity: 820)

152) Lillian Kimora (Meaning: Meaning unknown, modern name; Popularity: 912)

153) Lillian Mackenzie (Meaning: Comely, attractive, pleasant to look at; Popularity: 123)

154) Lillian Makayla (Meaning: Who is like God; Popularity: 355)

155) Lillian Malia (Meaning: Calm, peaceful, bitter, the star of the sea; Popularity: 256)

156) Lillian Mariah (Meaning: The Lord is my teacher, drop of the sea, bitter, beloved; Popularity: 342)

157) Lillian Mckinley (Meaning: Son of the fair hero; Popularity: 543)

158) Lillian Michaela (Meaning: Who is like God; Popularity: 581)

159) Lillian Miranda (Meaning: Marvelous; Popularity: 587)

160) Lillian Ramona (Meaning: Wise protector; Popularity: 794)

161) Lillian Samira (Meaning: Companion in evening conversation; Popularity: 927)

162) Lillian Selena (Meaning: Moon Goddess; Popularity: 203)

163) Lillian Sofia (Meaning: Wisdom; Popularity: 18)

164) Lillian Sophia (Meaning: Wisdom; Popularity: 6)

165) Lillian Violet (Meaning: Purple; Popularity: 35)

Four-Syllable Middle Names for Lillian

166) Lillian Adriana (Meaning: From Adria; Popularity: 334)

167) Lillian Alexandra (Meaning: One who comes to save warriors; Popularity: 168)

168) Lillian Anastasia (Meaning: Resurrection; Popularity: 181)

169) Lillian Arianna (Meaning: Most holy; Popularity: 145)

170) Lillian Carolina (Meaning: Free; Popularity: 509)

171) Lillian Olivia (Meaning: Olive tree; Popularity: 1)

Different Ways to Spell Lillian

If you’re looking for a more unique spelling of the name, you might want to consider one of these alternate spellings:

  • Lillyan
  • Lilian
  • Lilyan
  • Lillien
  • Lilliana
  • Lillianna
  • Lillieann

Nicknames for Lillian

There are a few nicknames for Lillian that are commonly used. The most popular is Lily, but she could also go by Lillie, Lil, Lily bug, or even Lulu.

Boy Names That Go With Lillian

If you’re looking for a boy name that goes well with Lillian, there are a few options to consider. A popular choice is William, which has a similar classic feel. Other names that pair well with Lillian include:

  • Benjamin
  • George
  • Luke
  • Owen
  • Alexander
  • Liam
  • Dax
  • Drew
  • Aiden
  • Mason
  • Logan
  • Max
  • Elliott
  • Connor
  • Ryan
  • Brady
  • Brody
  • Brad
  • Matthew

Final Thoughts

Choosing the perfect middle name for Lillian is a big decision. We hope this list has given you some inspiration.

The most important thing is to choose a name that you feel good about and one that will suit your daughter well. Whatever you decide, we’re sure it will be perfect for your little one. Good luck!


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