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What does Lil mean?

Lil Pronunciation of Lil as a girls' name is of Latin origin. Lil is an alternate form of Lily (Latin): Flower name via Old French.



RELATED FORMS VIA LILY Lila, Lilas, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Lilias, Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Lilly, Lilyan



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How popular is Lil?

Lil is a rare given name for females. Lil is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Lil (UNLISTED) are Lila (#224 VIA LATEST LIST), Lili, Lilia (#1062), Lilian (#613), Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie (#668), Lilly (#161), Lily (#31) and Lilyan. These forms of Lil were favored by parents a century ago (AVERAGE #892) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1229, 36.9% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Lillie becoming less in vogue. Lila, Lilia, Lilian and Lily are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lila, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Lilie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Lilly in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lily, Lilyan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lil is pronounced similarly to Lael, Lal and Lisl. Other recommended sound-alike names are Jil, Lia, Lib, Lila, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lin, Lis, Liv and Liz. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lil.