Lillie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Lillian:
Derived from the older Lilion, which is thought to be from the Latin lilium (lily).
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- Comments and insights on the name Lillie
Lillie looks like a pure nickname to me, while Lily is a given name.
Actually Lillie was an original name. We used it for my daughter after my husbands grandmother. The name was more popular in the early 1900s. Lillie is a name and Lily is a flower.
- Personal experiences with the name Lillie
We love this name, it is so elegant and feminine.
- Nicknames for Lillie
Our daughter is Lillie and we call her Lil mostly ... my sister calls her Lil-Pickle (like dill pickle) which sounds mean but is actually very cute.
Lil, Lils, Lillie-Billie
- Meanings and history of the name Lillie
Nickname for Lillian, which ultimately derives from "lily."
- Famous real-life people named Lillie
Lillie Langtry, English actress and mistress of King Edward VII, known as the "Jersey Lily" because of her beauty. Lillie was a nickname for her full name, Emilie.
- Lillie in song, story & screen
In the original Cheaper by the Dozen movie the mother was named Lillian, but called Lillie, as was one of their daughters.
Lillie Lee, a reclusive main character in the play The Heights by Lisa McGee.