What does Lili mean?
Lili /lili/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and Lili means "God is my oath; lily". Lili is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Lili is also a form of Lillian (Latin): Flower name. Lili is also used as a variant of Lily (Latin).
How popular is Lili?
Lili is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2782 out of 4276, Top 65%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Lili and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Lili (unlisted) are Elizabeth (#14 the previous year), Lillian (#25), Lily (#27), Lilly (#124), Lila (#183), Lilian (#506), Lillie (#512), Lisa (#750), Lilia (#925), Liza, Liz, Lise and Lilla. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5408%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4565%, ▼15.6%), with the versions Lillie, Lisa, Lilla, Liza and Liz becoming somewhat dated. The trendier birth names in this list are Lillian (#25), Lilly (#124), Lily (#27), Lila (#183) and Lilian (#506), with Lila, Lilian, Lillian, Lilly and Lily enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Lili is pronounced similarly to Laila▲, Lailie, Laily, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Leila▲, Lela▼, Lelia▼, Lilah▲, Lola▲, Lula▼, Lulu▼ and Lyla▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Aili, Cili, Lal and Liri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lili.