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Lily

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Lily Flower
  • #544 All Time
  • #27 in 2014
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155k Lillie

How popular is the name "Lily" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188041410
188146460
188263630
188362620
188460600
188588880
188675750
188759590
18881021020
188984840
189096960
189173730
189298980
189383830
18941081080
18951011010
18961001000
18971131130
189892920
18991151150
19001261260
190189890
190299990
190395950
19041051050
19051341340
190682820
19071041040
19081021020
19091091090
19101541540
19111301300
19122452450
19132122120
19142522520
19153433430
19163733730
19173303300
19183883880
19193683680
19203863860
19214074070
19224184180
19234184180
19244094090
19253633630
19263443440
19273703655
19283463460
19293023020
19303043040
19312682680
19322462460
19332412410
19342212165
19352102100
19362022020
19371781780
19381951950
19391681680
19401861860
19411661660
19421731730
19431601600
19441541540
19451421420
19461221220
19471381380
19481391390
19491311310
19501351350
19511341340
19521341340
19531301300
19541441440
19551641640
19561591590
19571491490
19581491490
19591271270
19601271270
19611281280
19621191190
19631241240
19641321320
196594940
19661121120
196794940
196899990
19691161160
19701261260
19711221220
19721401400
19731031030
19741071070
19751211210
19761341340
19771061060
19781111110
19791531530
19801881880
19812222220
19822062060
19832062060
19842242240
19852412410
19862912910
19873073070
19883973970
19894214156
19903973970
19914694690
19925235230
19935555550
19946476470
19958528520
19961,0921,0920
19971,3551,3550
19981,7511,7510
19992,1232,1230
20002,7312,7310
20013,1923,1920
20023,8343,8340#79 girl name
20034,4404,4346#69 girl name
20045,4215,40021#53 girl name
20056,1046,08717#39 girl name
20066,7716,7647#33 girl name
20077,5047,4959#27 girl name
20088,1238,1149#24 girl name
20098,1008,0928#18 girl name
20107,9837,9749#17 girl name
20118,1798,1727#15 girl name
20127,9577,94512#16 girl name
20136,9766,9715#27 girl name
20146,7336,7276#27 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Lily? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 123,314 babies born with the name Lily in the United States. That's more than enough Lilies to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 41 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lily" was in 2011 with a total of 8,172 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lilies)

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lily" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 183 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 7,983 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Lily" mean?

Lily (English): Lily Flower

The name "Lily" is of English origin and it means "Lily Flower". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

L is for love, everlasting.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ylil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Illy". 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.

Where is the name Lily popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lily in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lily

Lily Collins

Lily Collins is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Lily was born in 1989 as Lily Jane Collins in Guildford, Surrey, England.

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Lily Allen

Lily Allen is a singer, songwriter, actress, and presenter specializing in pop, ska, reggae fusion, and synthpop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lily was born in 1985 as Lily Rose Beatrice Allen in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Lily Aldridge

Lily Aldridge is a model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lily was born in 1985 as Lily Maud Aldridge in Santa Monica, California, United States.

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Lily Cole

Lily Cole is a model. Lily was born in 1988 as Lily Luahana Cole in Torquay, Devon, England.

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Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin is a comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1965 to present. Lily was born in 1939 as Mary Jean Tomlin in Detroit, Michigan.

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Lily Donaldson

Lily Donaldson is a model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lily was born in 1988 as Lily Monica Donaldson in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Past life for Lily born Jun 20, 1951

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 Siberia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Lily

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