Lilly: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lilly | Girls
Origin of the name Lillian:
Derived from the older Lilion, which is thought to be from the Latin lilium (lily).
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I was looking for an original (not popular) yet classic name that would be sweet and young sounding in 2002.
I didn't want my daughter to have a common name like todays Jennifers. I guess a lot of other people were having the same thought around the same time.
- Nicknames for Lilly: | Edit
Lil. LillyBug. Lillers.
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Lilly is an English surname with multiple origins (placename, byname for someone lily-white) as well as a nickname for Lillian.
- Famous real-life people named Lilly: | Edit
Lilly Tartikoff, American cancer activist and philanthropist.
Lilly Allen, British singer and daughter of comedian & actor Keith Allen
Lilly Ledbetter, America women's rights activist. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 bears her name.
Lilly Pulitzer, American socialite and fashion designer.
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Lilly Kane, Veronica Mars' best friend
Lilly Moscovitz, character in "The Princess Diaries" series by Meg Cabot
Lillian "Lilly" Trescott, character in "Hannah Montana"
Lily Potter (surname Evans), Harry's mother in the "Harry Potter" series
Miss Lilly, a ballet teacher in the "Angelina Ballerina" book series.
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Global Popularity of the Name Lilly
- #35 in Australia (New South Wales)
- #48 in Australia (Victoria)
- #52 in Sweden
- #55 in England
- #111 in Norway
- #122 in Scotland
- #125 in United States
- #169 in Canada (Alberta)
- #209 in Canada (British Columbia)