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Lian

HeartLEE-an; LYEHN
German, short form of Julian, Chinese
"waterfall; lotus"

Lian Origin and Meaning

The name Lian is both a boy's name and a girl'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, and we suspect it has more to do with its similarity to Liam than anything else.
# 737 in the US

Lian Rank in US Top 1000

Lian Popularity

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