Lily meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Lily No. of characters: 4 Gender: Unisex Origin of Lily: English
How to pronounce Lily li-ly What does my name mean? Meaning of Lily: Lily, Form of Lillian, Manuscripts of God, Lily Flower, A Symbol of Purity, Pet form of Lilian and Elizabeth (meaning: my God is perfect). Known by Lale Andersen hit "Lili Marleen". Namesake: Lilli Palmer, German actress.

Baby name Lily is taken from the name of trumpet-shaped flowers regarded as a symbol of purity and perfection. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium meaning "innocence, purity, a blossoming flower". The name is also used as a short form of both Lilian and Lilith. Many famous celebrities like Chris O'Donnell, Kate Beckinsale, Greg Kinnear, Fred Savage, and Johnny Depp had given this name to their daughters. This is also the name many fictional characters like Lily Bart, the main character of Edith Wharton's House of Mirth; Lily Owens in The Secret Life of Bees and both mother and daughter of Harry Potter. Few more current bearers include Lily Tomlin, singer Lily Allen, and actress Lily James.

The name that has been there for centuries, as one of the most used girl’s names in the world, but what is it that makes it so special nowadays? Well, for what it’s worth, naming your daughter after a flower is never a bad choice to begin with, but for Lily, the celebrities did the job, as Lily Depp is more than a famous young actress with even more popular father. Besides, other celebrities like Kate Beckinsale also named their daughter Lily, which automatically made a trendy name again. After all, Lily is quite a noble name in its core.

Lily was ranked 925 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.65% from its previous ranking of 919 in 2014. Lily was ranked 25 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 7.41% from its previous ranking of 27 in 2014.

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Lily is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 9 in 2014. Around 49448 people wear Lily as their first name. Lily is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2011 and ranked 9 in 2014. Only 49448 people have Lily as their first name. Lily is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Lily is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1915 and ranked 925 (0.000151% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 129986 people wear Lily as their first name. Lily is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1927 and ranked 925 (0.000151% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 129986 people have Lily as their first name. Lily is not a native United States and Lily may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.036362% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Lily is 22.

Lily are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Lily dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Lily can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation.

Names that rhyme with Lily Aily, Aleily, Amarily, Amily, Anaily, Analily, Annily, Baily, Beily, Bily, Braily, Caily, Callalily, Camily, Cecily, Cescily, Cesily, Cessily, Chantily, CicilyFamous people named Lily
Lily Wen in Fortune Sun as Actress
Lily Rubenstein in Looking Down the Road as Actress
Lily Charms in Saloon Hidden Camera as Actress
Lily Santangelo in Wife Missing as Actress
Lily Dixon in Helpless Teens as Actress
Lily Alejandra in A tus espaldas as Actress
Lily Avidan in An American Hippie in Israel as Actress
Lily Tien in Yu hou chiao yang as Actress
Lily Bevan in The Waters of Mars as Actress
Lily Williams in Scarlet Samurai: Incarnation as Actress
Lily Braun was a German writer and feminist.
Actor Lily Tomlin, noted for movie Grandma
Names like Lily Lily Namesakes Related Names: Lil, Lila, Lilac, Lilah, Lilak, Lilamae, Lilan, Lilana, Lilandra, Lilani, Lilany, Lilar, Lilarose, Lilas, Lilbern, Lilbert, Lilborn, Lilburn, Lile, Lilea Posts having Lily: Comments :Lily is a first female name. Is based on the Latin lilium , meaning " lily ", a classic symbol of purity. It can also be seen as a ipocoristico of Liliana, which is a derivative of Elizabeth but, in turn, is occasionally regarded as an elaboration of Lilia ; moreover also several variations of Lilia, such as Lady and Lillie, may be truncated forms of Elizabeth. Variants of the name are Лилия ( Lilija ), Lilja, Lilli, Lily, Lillie, Lilly, Lile, Lilja, Lilia, Лилия ( Lilija ), Лилька ( Lil'ka ), [5] Лиля ( Lilja ), Лілія ( Lilija ). - Cherokee Ed Popularity of Lily

Updated on: July 15th, 2019
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Other variants of Lily :Liliya Lilyana Ljiljana Lilly Lilja Lilli Lili Liliane Lilianne Liliána Líle Liliana Liana Lilija Liljana Lílian Lilia Lilya Lileas Lilias Lillias Ljilja Lilijana  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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