Lili Name Meaning & Origin

Lili

Pronunciation: LI-lee (key)

Origin of the name Lily:

Taken from the name of the plant having delicate, trumpet-shaped flowers regarded as a symbol of purity and perfection. The word is derived from the Middle English lilie, which is from the Old English and Latin lilium (lily). Alternatively, Lily is used as a pet form of both Lilian (lily) and Lilith (of the night).

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Related Names:

Lileigh, Lilia, Lilian, Lillie, Lilly

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My gorgeous little sister is called Lili, she is 8 years old and this name has its own unique twist! I love it :)

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Meanings and history of the name Lili

The German version of Lily.

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Lili in song, story & screen

Lili Vanessi, lead character in Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate"
"Darling Lili," movie starring Julie Andrews
Lili von Waldstein, character in Arthur Solmssen's "A Princess in Berlin"
Princess Lili, character in the 1985 film "Legend"

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