Variation of Leon or German short form of Julian, Chinese
"waterfall; lotus"

Lian Origin and Meaning

The name Lian is a boy's name meaning "waterfall; lotus".

As a masculine name, Lian has historically been used as a nickname for names such as Julian and Killian, particularly in Europe. It’s also a unisex Chinese name pronounced as a single syllable.

Lian recently joined the US pop charts as an alternative spelling of Leon, particularly used among Hispanic parents.

# 582 in the US

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# 458 on Nameberry

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