Lian: unisex baby name meaning and popularity


The meaning of this name is a hard one to pin down. First, its similarity to the ever-popular Liam means that parents could have just changed a letter to make it a little more unique. Some sources say it's Chinese - but can't seem to agree on whether it means "snow," "lotus flower," or "graceful willow." And some say it's a variation of Liana, which is a botanical name referring to a type of vine. So basically, you get to decide which one you like best!



Famous people named Lian:

Author Lian Hearn; actress Lian Lunson; singer Lian Amber.

Fun fact:

This name is technically supposed to be pronounced li-AHN, not like Leeanne.

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