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Girl Name: Lily

Name: Lily
Pronunciation: \l(i)-ly\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Lilibeth, Rosa, Lillian
Sounds Like: Laily, Lola, Lilah, Lisl, Lally, Laila, Lala, Lalya, Lali, Lolly, Leila, Lyla, Lela, Lulu, Lula
Variant forms: Leelee, Lil, Lila, Lilas, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Liliane, Lilias, Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillianne, Lillie, Lillika, Lillita, Lilly, Lilyan, Lilyanne
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 652
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 50756

Description

Lily \l(i)-ly\ as a girl's name is pronounced LIL-ee. It is of Latin origin. Flower name: the lily is a symbol of innocence and purity as well as beauty. Lilia is popular in Russia. Actresses Lillie Langtry, Lily Taylor, Lily Tomlin, LeeLee Sobieski.

Lily has 22 variant forms: Leelee, Lil, Lila, Lilas, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Liliana, Liliane, Lilias, Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillianne, Lillie, Lillika, Lillita, Lilly, Lilyan and Lilyanne.

For more information, see also related names Lilibeth, Rosa and Lillian.

Baby names that sound like Lily are Laily, Lola, Lilah, Lisl, Lally, Laila, Lala, Lalya, Lali, Lolly, Leila, Lyla, Lela, Lulu and Lula.

View a list of the 19 names that reference Lily.

Popularity

Lily is a very popular first name for women (#652 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#50756 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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