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.
Lily is a very popular first name for females (#652 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#50756 out of 88799, Top 57%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lily for girls. Lily reached its highest rank of #15 in the U.S. in 2011. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lily and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elizabeth (#14), Lillian (#25), Lily (#27), Liliana (#119), Lilly (#124), Lila (#183), Lilian (#506), Lillie (#512), Rosa (#608), Lilia (#925), Lilla and Lilyan. (2014 statistics).
Lily▲ is also pronounced similarly to Laila▲, Laily, Lala, Lali, Lally, Lalya, Leila▲, Lela▼, Lilah▲, Lilo, Lola▲, Lolly, Lula▼, Lulu▼ and Lyla▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Eily, Lal, Liby, Livy and Lizy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lily.