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What does Lilly mean?

Lilly [lil-ly] as a name for girls. Lilly's name origin is Latin, 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).


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

Lilly has 10 more different relations via Lillian, Lily: Lil, Lilas, Lilian, Lilias, Lilla, Lillia, Lillika, Lillita, Lillyan and Lilyan.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Laly, Lillei, ..

(male) Lilleo, Lillo, ..

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)


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

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 #124. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent varying forms of Lilly (#124 in 2014) are Lillian (#25 in 2014), Lily (#27), Lila (#183), Lilian (#506), Lillie (#512), Lilia (#925), Lillyan (#1848), Lilyan (#1929), Lilli, Lili, Lilie, Lilla and Lillia. These forms of Lilly were favored as baby names 114 years ago (average #897) and are almost as common today (#1148, 19.7% less usage), but with forms like Lilla becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy baby names among these are Lila, Lilia, Lilian, Lilly and Lily.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names


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.