Lilja Name Meaning & Origin
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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Pronounced LIL-yah, Lilja was the 19th most common name amongst Icelandic females in 2007. It was the 17th most common amongst those aged 4 and under.
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A Swedish, Finnish and Icelandic form of Lily.
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