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Girl Names Ending with -illy

Illy ending baby names and what they mean, with 25 results. -illy names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex in 2011 (USAGE OF 0.17%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.12%, 31.1%), with names such as Reilly falling out of fashion. Dilly (TOP 22%) and Crilly (17%) are conventional -illy last names.

-illy names

Bailly - Philly | Reilly - Tilly

Bailly - Philly

Var. of Bailey. Based on Old English word. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Popular as last name. Compare Bailly (UPPER 21%) with popular surnames Berly (UPPER 87%), Blachly (41%), which also end with -ly. See also Billy.

Wilhelmina and variants

Willy, Billy1
Forms of Wilhelmina. Root fr. Old German. "Determined protector." Billy (TOP 6%) and Willy (16%) exist commonly as last names.

Form of Billie. Derivative of Old English language. .. Now a feminine name, a short .. Gender-neutral name. A moderately offbeat children's name, Billy exists more commonly as a last name.

Sessilly, Cilly1
Forms of Cecilia. From Latin, Old Welsh languages. "Blind; sixth." Rare as birth names, but Cilly and Sessilly are comparable to the more conventional Tilly.

Form of Cecily. Derivative of Latin, Old Welsh languages. "Blind; sixth." A rare birth name. See also Cailey.

Emily and variants

Milly1, Emilly
Forms of Emily. Derivative of Latin. "Rival; laborious; eager." Milly is prevalent (UPPER 89%) as a women's name, while Emilly is rarely occurring.

Form of Gilberte. Origin fr. Old German. "Bright promise." Compare surnames Gillo (TOP 67%), Gills (9%). See also Gaill.

Var. of Gillian. From Latin element. "Youthful." Rare as a girls' name, but Gilly is similar to the more familiar Billy. See also Giliya.

Pet form of Gillian, possibly influenced .. Rather unusual as a baby name, Gilly exists more frequently as a last name. See also Hilly.

Var. of Hilary. Stems fr. Latin language. "Cheerful, happy." Haly and Hiley are creative variations.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -illy names: Billy, Lilly, Milly

Form of Halleli. Derived fr. Hebrew. "Greatly praised." Not in popularity charts. Also used for boys.

Var. of Jill. Derivative of Latin word. "Youthful." Not that popular as a baby name. See also July.


Form of Lillian. Root fr. Latin element. "Lily." Lilly became less popular last year, falling -8 rankings as a girls' name to reach #161. See also Willy.

Var. of Lily. From Latin language. .. The lily is a symbol of .. Lilly is common (TOP 17%) as a women's name, and occurs regularly (TOP 1%) as a surname. See also Lalla.

Form of Camilla. Source fr. Latin element. "Helper to the priest." Used frequently as a children's name, Milly is comparable to the conventional Lilly. See also Molley.

Var. of Melissa. Root fr. Greek element. "Bee; honey." Milly is common as a birth name among the versions of Melissa. See also Lilly.

Var. of Mildred. Based on Old English language. "Gentle strength." Milly is in the Top 2000. See also Mila.

Var. of Millicent. Derivative of Old French element. "Brave strength." Milly was among 2018's Top names. See also Tilly.

Form of Amelia. Root fr. Latin, Old German elements. "Rival, eager work." Adoption of Milly as a girls' name in 2018 was up 6.8% compared to the year before. See also Millee.

Form of Philippa. Based on Greek word. "Horse lover." Unisex name. A quirky girls' name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -illy names for girls.

1. Bailly - Philly
Bailey [Bailly], Wilhelmina [Willy, Billy], Billie [Billy], Cecilia [Cilly, Sessilly], Cecily [Cilly], Emily [Milly, Emilly], Gilberte [Gilly], Gillian [Gilly], Gilly, Hilary [Hilly], Halleli [Hilly], Jill [Jilly], Lillian [Lilly], Lily [Lilly], Camilla [Milly], Melissa [Milly], Mildred [Milly], Millicent [Milly], Amelia [Milly], Philippa [Philly]

Riley [Reilly], Shanelle [Shanilly], Sicily [Sicilly], Matilda [Tilly], Tilda [Tilly]

Usage comparison for -illy names