[ 3 syll. gil-lian, gi-lli-an ] The baby boy name Gillian is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is JHIHL-iy-ahN †. The origin of Gillian is Celtic. Gillian is a variant of the name Gillean.
See also the related category celtic.
Gillian is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Gillian has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
Baby names that sound like Gillian include Gilamou, Gylamou, Jailani, Jaileen, Jaleen, Jalene, Jelani (African, English, and Igbo), Jillian (English), Jilliann, Jocelyn (English), Jolyon (English), Juliaan, Julianne, Jullien, Julyin, Julyon, Giuliano (Italian), Juliano (Spanish and Italian), Ghislain (French), and Ghislaine.
† English pronunciation for Gillian: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" More about famous people named Gillian:
More about famous people named Gillian: