Gillian Name Meaning and Origin

Gillian is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Gillian means “Daughter Of Jupiter”.


Gillian Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Gillian is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “JIL + ee + an”


Gillian Name Meaning:

Gillian originates in Latin language and means “daughter of Jupiter”. It is ultimately derived from Julius and thus is related to the feminine given name Julia and its variants. The famous bearer is Gillian Anderson, an American actress known for her character of Special Agent Dana Scully in the TV series The X-Files. In this spelling, Gillian became popular sometime in the 17th century.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Gilian, Giliana, Gillien, Gillienne, Gillyanne, Gill, Jillian


Famous people with this name:

Gillian Anderson – actress

Gillian Jacobs – actress

Gillian Zinser – actress

Gillian Vigman – actress

Gillian Patricia Shephard – British politician

Gillian Blakeney – actress




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