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Girl Name: Lilith

Name: Lilith
Pronunciation: \l(i)-li-th\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: belonging to the night
Origin: Babylonian
Sounds Like: Lolita, Lalita, Lillita, Lulita
Variant forms: Lillith

Description

Lilith \l(i)-li-th\ as a girl's name is of Babylonian origin, and the meaning of Lilith is "belonging to the night". From "lilitu". According to legends told in the Middle Ages, Lilith was the name of Adam's first wife. Because she refused to obey him, she was turned into a demon and Eve was created to take her place.

Lilith has 1 variant form: Lillith.

Baby names that sound like Lilith are Lolita, Lalita, Lillita and Lulita.

Popularity

Lilith is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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