Lilith

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lilith mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lilith

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     Hebrew
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     English
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Australia says the name Lilith means "Storm Godess" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Lilith is of Hebrew origin and means "The name Lilith that I have always depicted is 'the mother of demons' as the first wife of Adam that did not approve of being submissive to a man.".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lilith
a female demon who attacks children.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. In ancient Semitic folklore: a female demon who attacks children
Wiktionary

From Hebrew לילית.

  1. (mythology) A Mesopotamian storm demon, a bearer of disease and death; also the first wife of Adam in Jewish folklore.
  2. (astrology) The "dark moon" or "black moon", not an actual phase of the moon but the empty focus of the ellipse described by its orbit.
  3. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Lilith

Lilith Clay is a comics character.

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Lilith Saintcrow is a paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and young-adult fiction novelist. Lilith was born in 1976 in New Mexico.

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Lilith was born on August 22nd, 1935.

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Lilith was born on September 9th, 1964 in Sevenum. Lilith is also known as Henriƫtte Johanna Ignatia Maria van Gasteren.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lilith

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Ola was born in 1906. She breathed her last breath in 1980.

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How popular is the baby name Lilith in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 6 6 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 6 6 0
1917 5 5 0
1918 7 7 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 9 9 0
1921 8 8 0
1922 6 6 0
1930 9 9 0
1942 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 5 5 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 7 7 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 9 9 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 6 6 0
1978 7 7 0
1985 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 63 63 0
1999 89 89 0
2000 89 89 0
2001 98 98 0
2002 103 103 0
2003 116 116 0
2004 115 115 0
2005 130 130 0
2006 134 134 0
2007 160 160 0
2008 187 187 0
2009 221 221 0
2010 254 254 0
2011 282 282 0
2012 327 327 0
2013 322 322 0
2014 451 451 0
2015 512 512 0
2016 582 582 0
2017 633 633 0
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Popularity of Lilith as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Lilith

  • How Popular is the name Lilith? Lilith is the 3,734th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lilith have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,128 babies born with the first name Lilith in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lilith to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lilith? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lilith first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lilith is Thursday, February 16th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Lilith born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lilith was in 2017 with a total of 633 babies.
  • Random Lilith Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lilith is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Lilith: Your name in reverse order is Htilil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hliitl. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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