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< 1k
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since 1880

Lil

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Name of a saint
  • #32247 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Lil in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 6 6 0
1918 5 5 0
1920 5 5 0
1921 5 5 0
1944 5 5 0
1947 6 6 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 14 14 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 7 7 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 8 8 0
1968 7 7 0
1981 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Lil baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 126 babies born with the name Lil in the United States. That's more than enough Lils to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lil" was in 1957 with a total of 14 babies.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lil" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lil as well as things modernly associated with the name Lil such as celebrities named Lil.

Origin and Meaning of Lil

The name "Lil" is of Irish origin, and it means "Name of a saint". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Lil Mama

Lil Mama is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lil was born in 1989 as Niatia Jessica Kirkland in Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Lil Boosie

Lil Boosie is a rapper with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Lil was born in 1983 as Torrence Hatch.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Lil

Lil B
Lil Dicky
Lil Durk
Lil Fairy Door
Lil Eazy E
Lil Kim
Lil Wayne

Alternative Meanings

L is for life, that you live so well.

I is for interest, you show in others.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Your name in reverse order is "Lil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lli". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lil born Oct 26, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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