Lilith Name Meaning & Origin
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Like I said above my daughter is lilith Rebecca so she has lils, lili, lili-bec
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Lilith is a mythological female Mesopotamian storm demon associated with wind and was thought to be a bearer of disease, illness, and death. The figure of Lilith first appeared in a class of wind and storm demons or spirits as Lilitu, in Sumer, circa 4000 BC. Many scholars place the origin of the phonetic name "Lilith" at somewhere around 700 BC despite post-dating even the time of Moses.
In Jewish folklore, Lilith was the first wife of Adam. According to legend, Lilith was created from the same clay as Adam was, but Adam nevertheless insisted that she submit to him and lie beneath him as the inferior one. Lilith refused, pronounced the Ineffable Name, and flew out of Paradise. For this reason, many consider Lilith to be somewhat of a feminist icon.
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Lilith appears as a night demon in Jewish lore and as a screech owl in the King James version of the Bible.
Lilith Pleasant, character shipped with The Sims 2 Base Game.
Lilith Vatore, character shipped with The Sims 4 Vampires Game Pack.
Lilith Sternin, wife (and eventually ex-wife) of Frasier Crane in the television series "Cheers", "Frasier", and "Wings"
Lilith is the name of the daughter in "How the West was Won," played by Debbie Reynolds.
Lilith is the white-eyed demon in the TV show "Supernatural," whose death is the final seal to free Lucifer from his cage.
Lilith is a recurring character in the Borderlands video game series.