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Lily meaning and name origin

Lily \l(i)-ly\ as a girl's name is pronounced LIL-ee. It is of Latin origin. Flower name: the lily is a symbol of innocence and purity as well as beauty. Lilia is popular in Russia. Actresses Lillie Langtry, Lily Taylor, Lily Tomlin, LeeLee Sobieski.

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

For more information, see also related names Lilibeth, Rosa and Lillian.

Baby names that sound like Lily are Lila, Laily, Lilly, Lili and Lil.

View a list of the 19 names that reference Lily.


Popularity of Lily

Lily is a very popular first name for women (#652 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#50756 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Lily for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lily with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Lily name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Lily outside U.S.

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