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Girl Names Ending with -lly

Lly ending baby names and what they mean, with 81 results. -lly names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1970-1979 (ADOPTION OF 1.9%) and has become much diminished since (ADOPTION 0.4%, DOWN 79%), with names like Dolly becoming less trendy. Lilly (#139) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation, while Jolly (TOP 1%) and Nally (7%) are conventional -lly surnames.

-lly names

Ally - Delly | Delly - Joelly | Jully - Nelly | Nelly - Vally | Wally

Ally - Delly


Var. of Alison. Root fr. Old German language. "Noble, exalted." Allye is also a moderately popular kid's name. See also Alya.

Var. of Allie. .. Actress Ally Walker. Ally (cf. Illy, Aebly) is a popular -ly suffix surname. See also Arly.

Form of Alexandra. From Greek language. "Man's defender." Ally was favored as a baby name in 1998 and is now less common. See also Arly.

Var. of Alice. From Old German. "Noble, exalted." Ally is a scarce women's name, appearing often (TOP 13%) as a surname. See also Alley.

Form of Alberta. Based on Old English element. "Noble, bright." In favor as a children's name (#869 IN LATEST RANKINGS), Ally is also used often as a last name.

Var. of Araceli. Origin fr. Latin word. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Aricelly is not a Top 2000 name.

Var. of Arcelia. Stems fr. Spanish element. "Treasure chest." Not Top 2000 name. See also Ariceli.

Form of Bailey. Derived fr. Old English word. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." A birth name that is rarely used, Bailly is found more conventionally as a last name. See also Billa.


Var. of Billie. Based on Old English element. .. Now a feminine name, a short .. Billy soared in popularity 85 years ago. Unisex name.

Willy, Billy2
Forms of Wilhelmina. Origin fr. Old German word. "Determined protector." Billy is popular as a children's name compared to Willy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -lly names: Ally, Billy, Cally

Calista and variants

Kally1, Cally1
Forms of Calista. Origin fr. Latin, Greek. "Cup; fairest, most beautiful." Less widespread today. Cally was the variation last listed (1991) in the Top 2000.

Kally2, Cally2
Var. of Callie. Derived fr. Greek word. "Beautiful, lovely." Kally and variants grew in popularity in 1990.

Var. of Calantha. Stems fr. Greek word. "Beautiful flower." Cally is a unique feminine name. See also Calee.

Var. of Calandra. From Greek element. "Lovely one." Less widespread today. Cally was last listed in 1991 in the Top 2000. See also Kally.

Kally3, Cally5
Forms of Kallista. Origin fr. Greek element. "Most beautiful." Used somewhat frequently as baby names, Cally and Kally are comparable to the popular Kalia.

Sessilly, Cilly1
Var. of Cecilia. Source fr. Latin, Old Welsh. "Blind; sixth." Scarce as birth names, but Cilly and Sessilly are similar to the more common Milly.

Form of Cecily. Root fr. Latin, Old Welsh. "Blind; sixth." Cilli (TOP 47%), Cilley (19%) are conventional last names. See also Caley.

Var. of Colleen. Origin fr. Gaelic element. "Girl, wench." Colly is unusual as a children's name. See also Cole.

Var. of Columba. Based on Latin word. "Dove." Colly is not in the Top 2000. See also Cilly.

Var. of Adeline. Root fr. Old German word. "Noble." Delly was not a Top birth name in 2015. See also Melly.

Quick Reference

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

1. Ally - Delly
Alison [Ally], Allie [Ally], Alexandra [Ally], Alice [Ally], Alberta [Ally], Araceli [Aricelly], Arcelia [Aricelly], Bailey [Bailly], Billie [Billy], Wilhelmina [Billy, Willy], Calista [Cally, Kally], Callie [Cally, Kally], Calantha [Cally], Calandra [Cally], Kallista [Cally, Kally], Cecilia [Cilly, Sessilly], Cecily [Cilly], Colleen [Colly], Columba [Colly], Adeline [Delly]

Adelaide [Delly], Dorothy [Dolly], Dolly, Ellie [Elly], Helen [Elly, Nelly], Ellen [Elly, Nelly], Eleanor [Elly, Nelly], Ella [Elly], Emily [Milly, Emilly, ..], Gillian [Gilly], Gilly, Gilberte [Gilly], Griselda [Griselly], Haralda [Hally], Hayley [Hally], Hilary [Hilly], Halleli [Hilly], Holly, Jill [Jilly], Joelle [Joelly]

Julie [Jully], Kallie [Kally], Kelly, Lallie [Lally], Eulalia [Lally], Lalage [Lally], Lillian [Lilly], Lily [Lilly], Laura [Lolly], Esmeralda [Lolly], Melinda [Mally], Melissa [Melly, Milly], Melanie [Melly], Millicent [Melly, Milly], Camilla [Milly], Amelia [Milly], Mildred [Milly], Molly, Mary [Molly, Polly], Nelly

Cornelia [Nelly], Philippa [Philly], Polly, Paula [Polly], Riley [Reilly], Sarah [Sally], Sally, Shanelle [Shanelly, Shanilly], Rochelle [Shelly], Shelley [Shelly], Rachel [Shelly], Sicily [Sicilly], Thalia [Tally], Tally, Tallulah [Tally], Talicia [Tally], Matilda [Tilly], Tilda [Tilly], Tully, Valentina [Vally]

Wallis [Wally]

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