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What does Lilith mean?

Lilith /li-lith/ as a girls' name is of Babylonian origin, and the meaning of Lilith is "belonging to the night".

From "lilitu". According to legends told in the Middle Ages, Lilith was the name of Adam's first wife. Because she refused to obey him, she was turned into a demon and Eve was created to take her place.

Associated with: night (black), legends (mythology)


Lilith has 1 variant: Lillith.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Lalith, Lealith, ..

(male) Lilin, Lilithry, ..

How popular is Lilith?

Lilith is a rare given name for females. Lilith is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Lilith for girls. Lilith entered the list in 1999 and reached its top position of #635 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Lilith and associated names. Lillith (#1832 in 2014) is the only other prominent variation form of Lilith (#635 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Lilith were popular as birth names in 2014 (usage of 0.03%). Lilith is more ubiquitous than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilith, Lillith in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lilith and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended names are Ailish, Ailith, Eidith, Eilidh, Eilish, Eilith, Giliah, Laliah, Lalita, Leith, Lezith, Lilach, Lilah, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Lilias, Lilibeth, Lilie, Lillita, Lirit, Liseth, Lizeth, Loleta, Lolita and Lulita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lilith.