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What does Lilli mean?

Lilli Pronunciation of Lilli [lil-li] as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Lilli is "God is my oath; lily". Lilli is a variant form of Elisabeth (Hebrew). Lilli is also a form of Lillian (Latin): Flower name. Lilli is also used as a variant of Lily (Latin).

Associated with: oath, lily (flower).


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

18 more alternative forms via Elisabeth, Lillian, Lily: Lil, Lilas, Lilian, Lilias, Lilla, Lillia, Lilliana, Lilliane, Lilliann, Lillika, Lillita, Lillyan, Lilyan, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisel and Liset.

Creative forms:
(female) Lille, Lyli, ..

(male) Lilki, Lillo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lilli Annabeth (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lilli?

Lilli is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3870 out of 4276, Top 91%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#104257 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lilli was first listed in 2002 and reached its peak rank of #1338 in the U.S. in the year 2006, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lily (#25 from current records), Lillian (#26), Lilly (#139), Lila (#199), Lilliana (#270), Lilian (#500), Lillie (#579), Elisabeth (#718), Lisa (#749), Lilia (#958), Lilyan, Lise, Liset, Lilla, Lillia, Lili, Lilie and Lillyan are the popular related forms of Lilli. Other forms, like Lilas, are uncommon. These forms of Lilli reached the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 4.41%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 1.54%, 65% less), with forms such as Lilla falling out of fashion. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Lilliana, Lilian, Lilia, Lila, Lilly and Lily.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilli, Elisabeth, Lila, Lili, Lilia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilian, Lilie, Lilla, Lillia, Lillian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilliana, Lillie, Lilly, Lillyan, Lily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilyan, Lisa, Lise, Liset in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lilli is pronounced similarly to Laela, Lali, Lalla, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Layla, Leala, Lealie, Leela, Leila, Lela, Lelia, Lellia, Leyla, Lilo, Loela, Loella, Lola, Lollie, Lolly, Lula, Lulu, Lyla and Lylah. Other recommended names are Aili, Ailli, Alli, Billi, Calli, Celli, Cili, Delli, Dilli, Dolli, Elli, Halli, Holli, Jilli, Kalli, Kelli, Lesli, Libbi, Lilac, Lillas, Lillias, Lillith, Lindi, Linzi, Liri, Lisl, Lissi, Lizzi, Melli, Milli, Molli, Nelli, Polli, Salli, Tilli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lilli.

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