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Girl Names Ending with -illy

Illy ending baby names and what they mean, with 25 results. -illy names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex in 2011 (USAGE OF 0.2%) and is almost as widespread today (USAGE 0.16%, 21.6%), but with names such as Reilly falling out of fashion. Lilly (#139) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list, while Dilly (TOP 22%) and Crilly (17%) are conventional -illy last names.

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Bailly - Philly | Reilly - Tilly

Bailly - Philly

Var. of Bailey. Based on Old English word. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Popular as last name. Compare Bailly (UPPER 21%) with popular surnames Berly (UPPER 87%), Blachly (41%), which also end with -ly. See also Billy.

Wilhelmina and variants

Willy, Billy1
Forms of Wilhelmina. Root fr. Old German. "Determined protector." Billy is a recognizable (TOP 35%) female name, whereas Willy is scantly used.

Form of Billie. Derivative of Old English language. .. Now a feminine name, a short .. Gender-neutral name. Billy is commonly used as a children's name compared to other variations.

Sessilly, Cilly1
Forms of Cecilia. From Latin, Old Welsh languages. "Blind; sixth." Rare as birth names, but Cilly and Sessilly are comparable to the more conventional Milly.

Form of Cecily. Derivative of Latin, Old Welsh languages. "Blind; sixth." A rare birth name. See also Cailey.

Emily and variants

Milly1, Emilly
Forms of Emily. Derivative of Latin. "Rival; laborious; eager." Less widespread today. Milly was the form last recorded (2014) in the Top 2000.

Pet form of Gillian, possibly influenced .. Rather unusual as a baby name, Gilly exists more frequently as a last name. See also Hilly.

Var. of Gillian. From Latin element. "Youthful." Rare as a girls' name, but Gilly is similar to the more familiar Billy. See also Giliya.

Form of Gilberte. Origin fr. Old German. "Bright promise." Compare surnames Gillo (TOP 67%), Gills (9%). See also Gaill.

Form of Halleli. Derived fr. Hebrew. "Greatly praised." Not in popularity charts. Also used for boys.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -illy names: Billy, Lilly, Milly

Var. of Hilary. Stems fr. Latin language. "Cheerful, happy." Haly and Hiley are creative variations.

Var. of Jill. Derivative of Latin word. "Youthful." Not that popular as a baby name. See also July.


Form of Lillian. Root fr. Latin element. "Lily." Adoption of Lilly as a girls' name in 2015 was 41.8% more than the previous decade. See also Willy.

Var. of Lily. From Latin language. .. The lily is a symbol of .. Usage of Lilly as a girls' name in 2015 was 41.8% more than a decade ago. See also Lalla.

Form of Amelia. Root fr. Latin, Old German elements. "Rival, eager work." Milly became less popular last year, falling -347 rankings as a girls' name to drop out of the Top 2000. See also Millee.

Form of Camilla. Source fr. Latin element. "Helper to the priest." Adoption of Milly was higher less than a decade ago. See also Molley.

Var. of Mildred. Based on Old English language. "Gentle strength." Less common today. Milly last appeared in 2014 in the Top 2000. See also Mila.

Var. of Millicent. Derivative of Old French element. "Brave strength." Milly is a commonly occurring (TOP 89%) feminine name, and appears regularly (TOP 100%) as a surname. See also Tilly.

Var. of Melissa. Root fr. Greek element. "Bee; honey." Sparing use, with usage of 0.001% for Milly as a birth name in 2015, lower than 0.005% a year ago. See also Lilly.

Form of Philippa. Based on Greek word. "Horse lover." Unisex name. A quirky girls' name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -illy names for girls.

1. Bailly - Philly
Bailey [Bailly], Wilhelmina [Billy, Willy], Billie [Billy], Cecilia [Cilly, Sessilly], Cecily [Cilly], Emily [Milly, Emilly], Gilly, Gillian [Gilly], Gilberte [Gilly], Halleli [Hilly], Hilary [Hilly], Jill [Jilly], Lillian [Lilly], Lily [Lilly], Amelia [Milly], Camilla [Milly], Mildred [Milly], Millicent [Milly], Melissa [Milly], Philippa [Philly]

Riley [Reilly], Shanelle [Shanilly], Sicily [Sicilly], Matilda [Tilly], Tilda [Tilly]

Usage comparison for -illy names