How to pronounce Lily li-ly What does my name mean? Meaning of Lily: Variant of Lilli, 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.Complete history of Lily
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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.
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