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What does Lilie mean?

Lilie Pronunciation of Lilie [lilie] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation. Lilie is an alternate spelling of Lily (Latin): Flower name via Old French.


Lilie has 8 variants: Leelee, Lila, Lili, Lilia, Lilley, Lilli, Lillie and Lilly.

11 more related forms via Lily: Lil, Lilas, Lilian, Liliana, Liliane, Lilias, Lilla, Lillia, Lillika, Lillita and Lilyan.

Creative forms:
(female) Lisie, ..

(male) Liliew, Lilow, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lilie Lara (L.L.), ..

How popular is Lilie?

Lilie is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#99725 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lilie reached its apex rank of #1031 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lilie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lila (#199 from recent data), Lili, Lilia (#958), Lilian (#500), Liliana (#127), Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie (#579), Lilly (#139), Lily (#25) and Lilyan are the prominent alternative forms of Lilie. Adoption of these forms of Lilie was well-received among parents a decade ago (average #1016) and is almost as widespread today (#1117, 19.2% less usage), but with versions like Lilla becoming less trendy. The most trendy baby names in this compilation are Lila, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Lilly and Lily.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilie, Lila, Lili, Lilia, Lilian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Liliana, Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilly, Lily, Lilyan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lilian, Lilly, Lily outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lilie is pronounced similarly to Laila, Lailie, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lalia, Laliah, Lalla, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Lealie, Leelia, Leila, Lela, Lellia, Lilo, Loelia, Lola, Lolla, Lolly, Lulu, Lyla and Lylah. Other suggested similar names are Ailie, Aillie, Aimie, Alie, Allie, Arlie, Cailie, Calie, Delie, Emilie, Hailie, Hildie, Hillie, Julie, Kailie, Kalie, Keilie, Lacie, Lanie, Leslie, Lexie, Lezlie, Liane, Licia, Lidia, Lidie, Liese, Lilac, Lindie, Linnie, Liri, Lirit, Lisia, Lissie, Livia, Livie, Livvie, Lize, Lizzie, Lonie, Lorie, Lotie, Millie, Milzie, Nixie, Rylie, Silvie, Tildie, Willie and Zelie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lilie.

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