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pinWhat does Lily mean?

Lily /lily/ as a girls' name is pronounced LIL-ee. It is of Latin origin. Flower name via Old French, from Latin lilium. The lily is a symbol of innocence and purity as well as beauty. Actresses Lillie Langtry, Lily Taylor, Lily Tomlin, Leelee Sobieski.


Lily has 22 variants: Leelee, Lil, Lila, Lilas, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Liliane, Lilias, Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillianne, Lillie, Lillika, Lillita, Lilly, Lilyan and Lilyanne.

Affiliated girl names: Lilibeth, Rosa, Elizabeth and Lillian.

Kreatif forms: Laly, Leely, Lilee. [more]

pinHow popular is Lily?

Lily is a very popular first name for women (#652 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#71372 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Lily for girls. Lily reached its apex rank of #15 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #27 currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lily name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lily and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Lily (#27 in 2014) are Elizabeth (#14 in 2014), Lillian (#25), Liliana (#119), Lilly (#124), Lila (#183), Lilian (#506), Lillie (#512), Rosa (#608), Lilia (#925), Lilla and Lilyan. These forms of Lily were at the apex of their popularity in the 1880s (adoption of 0.62%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.58%, down 6%). Elizabeth is more widely used than the rest, though Lilly has grown popular as well over time, while forms like Lillie have lost favor.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lily, Elizabeth, Lila, Lilia, Lilian in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Liliana, Lilla, Lillian, Lillie, Lilly in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lilyan, Rosa in U.S.

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

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Lily is pronounced similarly to Laela, Lailie, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lalia, Lalla, Lally, Lalya, Layla, Leala, Leela, Leila, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leola, Lilah, Lilo, Loela, Lolly, Lula, Lulu and Lyla. Other recommended similar baby names are Ally, Arly, Billy, Cilly, Eily, Elly, Emily, Gilly, Haily, Hilly, Jilly, July, Kaly, Lacy, Laidy, Lal, Lesly, Lesy, Lexy, Libby, Liby, Lida, Lies, Lilac, Lin, Lina, Lind, Linn, Linzy, Lira, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisl, Lissy, Liv, Liva, Livvy, Livy, Livya, Liya, Liza, Lize, Lizy, Lizzy, Lory, Lucy, Milly, Tilly and Willy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lily.