What does Lilly mean?
Lilly [lil-ly] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Lilly means "lily". Lilly is a version, with the suffix -y, of Lillian (Latin): Flower name. Lilly is also a variant of Lily (Latin): Flower name via Old French.
Associated with: lily (flower).
(female) Laly, Lillei, ..
(male) Lille, Lilleo, ..
How popular is Lilly?
Lilly is a very prominent first name for women (#732 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1511 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Lilly for girls. Lilly reached its peak rank of #103 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #139. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Lilly (#139 in 2015) are Lily (#25 in 2015), Lillian (#26), Lila (#199), Lilian (#500), Lillie (#579), Lilia (#958), Lilyan, Lillyan, Lilli, Lili, Lilie, Lilla and Lillia. These forms of Lilly were favored as baby names 115 years ago (average #897) and are almost as common today (#1173, 23.1% less usage), but with forms like Lilla becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy baby names among these are Lilian, Lilia, Lila, Lilly and Lily.
Lilly▲ is pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila▲, Lailie, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lalia, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Lalya, Layla▲, Leala, Leila▲, Lelia▼, Lellia, Leyla▲, Lilah▲, Loela, Lola, Lolla, Lollie, Lulu▼ and Lyla▲. Other suggested similar names are Ally, Bailly, Billy, Cally, Cilly, Colly, Delly, Dolly▼, Eily, Elly, Emilly, Gilly, Hally, Hilly, Holly▼, Jilly, Jully, Kally, Kelly▼, Lesly▼, Libby, Liby, Lilac, Lillas, Lindy, Linzy, Lisl, Lissy, Livvy, Livy, Lizy, Lizzy, Mally, Melly, Milly, Molly, Nelly, Philly, Polly▼, Reilly▼, Sally▼, Tally, Tilly, Tully, Vally, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lilly.See names in meaning and etymology.