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What does Lilley mean?

Lilley Pronunciation of Lilley [lil-ley] as a girls' name is of Latin origin. Lilley is a variant form of Lily (Latin): Flower name via Old French.


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

9 more alternative forms via Lily: Lil, Lilas, Lilian, Lilias, Lilla, Lillia, Lillika, Lillita and Lilyan.

Creative forms:
(female) Lillen, Luley, ..

(male) Lille, Lilleh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lilley Lacey (L.L.), ..

How popular is Lilley?

Lilley is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4332 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Lilley (outside Top 2000) are Lily (#25 a year ago), Lilly (#139), Lila (#199), Lilian (#500), Lillie (#579), Lilia (#958), Lilyan, Lilla, Lili, Lilie, Lilli and Lillia. Adoption of these forms of Lilley reached its highest 5 years ago (usage of 1.14%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.89%, 21.9%). Lily has been the most popular choice, though Lilly has gained in usage over time, while forms like Lillie are no longer trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Lilley is pronounced similarly to Lailie, Laily, Laleh, Lalla, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Lellia, Lilah, Lilo, Lolla, Lollie and Lolly. Other suggested similar names are Ailey, Alley, Bailley, Billee, Billey, Billy, Calley, Cilly, Dolley, Eiley, Emilley (see Emily), Gilly, Halley, Hille, Hillery, Hilly, Holley, Jilly, Kalley, Kelley, Kiley, Lesley, Lezley, Libbey, Lillas, Lindey, Linsey, Luelle, Lynley, Mille, Millee, Milly, Molley, Nelley, Polley, Reilley, Riley, Ripley, Salley, Sisley, Talley, Tilley, Tilly, Valley, Willy and Yolley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lilley.

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