English, from Persian
"bluish or lilac"

Lilac Origin and Meaning

The name Lilac is girl's name of English, Persian origin meaning "bluish or lilac".
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.

Lilac Popularity

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Famous People Named Lilac

  • Lilac EmeryHaynes, daughter of British actor Stephen Moyer
  • Tallulah Lilac Morgan (b. 2004)daughter of actress Jessie Wallace and Dave Morgan

Lilac in Pop Culture

  • Lilacfrom the movie "Jam"
  • Lilacfrom the anime and manga "Recovery of an MMO Junkie"
  • Lilac LaRouxfrom the fictional book "These Broken Stars"
  • Lilacfrom the Chemical Garden Trilogy
  • Lilacthe name used for very light gray points on a cat with a pointed coat