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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lil

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Name of a saint
  • #31727 All Time
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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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Want to know about the populiarty of Lil? From 1880 to 2014, 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.

Irish

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 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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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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Alternative Meanings

L is for lucky, who is more?

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

L is for life, that you live so well.

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 25, 1960

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 Mexico approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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