Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Youthful
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Gillian Boy)

In 2017 the name Gillian...

• was given to 81 baby girls
• was the 2,271st most popular name for baby girls
• was 77% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Virginia, Maryland, and Ohio
• was about as popular as Josefina and Aulani
Babies Named Gillian Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Gillian...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1999
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1952
• is 511% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 65% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ananda, Eryka, Dejah, Rahul, Marcanthony, Tyrek
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rosalyn, Millicent, Roslyn, Sidney, Ollie, Leon
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Gillian Per State
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Geographically the name Gillian...

• 24% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Yohana, Liya, Josselyn, Aamir, Khai, Kent
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brooklyn, Stella, Amelia, Greyson, Hudson, Xander
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Gillian by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Gillian are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Gillian will be the only kid named Gillian in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Gillian compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Gillian rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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