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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 are the baby name popularity trends of the name Lily compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Lily only.

Popularity of name Lily
Popularity of name Lily
Popularity of Lily
Popularity of Lily