[ 2 syll. li-lac, lil-ac ] The baby girl name Lilac is pronounced as LAY-LaeK †. Lilac is of Arabic origin and it is used largely in the English language. The name is of the meaning 'a flowering shrub'. Forms of Lilac include the name Flieder, the Hebrew Lelac, the name Lilach, the name Lilack, the name Lilah, the name Lilak, the name Lilas, the name Lylac, the name Lylack, and the name Lylak. Another form of Lilac is the contraction Lil.
Lilac is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2012, among the group of girl names directly linked to Lilac, Lilah was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Lilac: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"