The name Lilac is a girl's name of English, Persian origin. Lilac and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Could Lilac be the next Lila or Lily or Violet? It certainly has a lot going for it--those lilting double 'l's, the fabulous fragrance it exudes, and the fact that it's a color name as well, providing a ready made nursery theme. In addition, the lilac is symbolic of first love.
Actor Stephen Moyer was ahead of the curve when he named his daughter Lilac in 2002.