• 54k Lilly

Lilly

First Name
54k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
23k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page

How to Pronounce Lilly

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Cayman Islands
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Lilly?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lilly mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lilly

"Lilly" is a name of English origin, and it means "Lily". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, variant of Lily or a pet form of Lillian.
  2. A surname​, based on the given name, or from the English place name Lilley.

Lilly was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Lilly

Lilly Pulitzer was a fashion design and fashion designer. Lilly was given the name Lillian Lee McKim on November 10th, 1931 in Roslyn, New York, U.S. She passed away on April 7th, 2013.

Popularity:

Lilly Caul is an airman and nursing.

Popularity:

Lilly Ledbetter is an overnight supervisor at goodyear, goodyear tire, rubber company, and overnight supervisor atgoodyear. Lilly was given the name Lilly McDaniel on April 14th, 1938 in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Popularity:

Lilly is also known as Lilly" and "Lil".

Popularity:

Lilly was born on November 26th, 1822 in Exeter. Lilly is also known as Angelique Marie Martin. She passed away on May 22nd, 1902.

Popularity:

Lilly Daché was a fashion designer. Lilly was born on October 10th, 1898 in Louveciennes, Yvelines,. She breathed her last breath on December 31st, 1989.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lilly

Evangeline Lilly is an actress and author. She was most active from 2002 to present. Evangeline was given the name Nicole Evangeline Lilly on August 3rd, 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan.

Popularity:

John was born on January 6th, 1915 in Saint Paul, Minnesota U.S. He breathed his last breath on September 30th, 2001.

Popularity:

Eli Lilly was a chemist, pharmaceutical drug, soldier, business magnate, pharmaceutical, and industrialist. He holds the title Colonel. Eli was born on July 8th, 1838 in Baltimore. He passed away on June 6th, 1898.

Popularity:

Kristine Lilly is a soccer player for the North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer, Tyresö FF, Washington Warthogs, Boston Breakers (WUSA), KIF Örebro DFF, Boston Breakers, and United States women's national soccer team. Kristine was born on July 22nd, 1971 in New York City, New York, U.S.

Popularity:

Bob Lilly is a football player. Bob was born on July 26th, 1939 in Olney, Texas.

Popularity:

Gudda Gudda is a hip hop music rapping. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 2002 to present. Gudda was given the name Carl Lilly Jr. on March 11th, 1983 in New Orleans. Gudda is also known as Gudda Gudda.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 64 64 0
1881 55 55 0
1882 70 70 0
1883 62 62 0
1884 63 63 0
1885 80 80 0
1886 85 85 0
1887 83 83 0
1888 124 124 0
1889 95 95 0
1890 104 104 0
1891 98 98 0
1892 109 109 0
1893 114 114 0
1894 127 127 0
1895 108 108 0
1896 121 121 0
1897 86 86 0
1898 133 133 0
1899 107 107 0
1900 154 154 0
1901 105 105 0
1902 126 126 0
1903 123 123 0
1904 133 133 0
1905 130 130 0
1906 137 137 0
1907 144 144 0
1908 137 137 0
1909 125 125 0
1910 129 129 0
1911 154 154 0
1912 168 168 0
1913 179 179 0
1914 229 229 0
1915 280 280 0
1916 316 316 0
1917 298 298 0
1918 319 319 0
1919 298 298 0
1920 309 309 0
1921 339 339 0
1922 304 304 0
1923 316 316 0
1924 301 301 0
1925 283 283 0
1926 305 305 0
1927 283 283 0
1928 271 271 0
1929 252 252 0
1930 243 243 0
1931 199 199 0
1932 224 224 0
1933 209 209 0
1934 217 217 0
1935 157 157 0
1936 198 198 0
1937 187 187 0
1938 224 224 0
1939 177 177 0
1940 167 167 0
1941 196 196 0
1942 195 195 0
1943 153 153 0
1944 163 163 0
1945 140 140 0
1946 149 149 0
1947 152 152 0
1948 152 152 0
1949 129 129 0
1950 138 138 0
1951 170 170 0
1952 135 135 0
1953 127 127 0
1954 133 133 0
1955 138 138 0
1956 163 163 0
1957 147 147 0
1958 122 122 0
1959 144 144 0
1960 137 137 0
1961 157 157 0
1962 143 143 0
1963 117 117 0
1964 108 108 0
1965 120 120 0
1966 104 104 0
1967 79 79 0
1968 92 92 0
1969 75 75 0
1970 75 75 0
1971 77 77 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 68 68 0
1974 65 65 0
1975 60 60 0
1976 42 42 0
1977 60 60 0
1978 64 64 0
1979 60 60 0
1980 59 59 0
1981 70 70 0
1982 75 75 0
1983 51 51 0
1984 47 47 0
1985 74 74 0
1986 73 73 0
1987 62 62 0
1988 99 99 0
1989 102 102 0
1990 108 108 0
1991 102 102 0
1992 121 121 0
1993 127 127 0
1994 135 135 0
1995 207 207 0
1996 234 234 0
1997 331 331 0
1998 413 413 0
1999 488 488 0
2000 659 659 0
2001 782 782 0
2002 911 911 0
2003 1,188 1,188 0
2004 1,622 1,613 9
2005 1,910 1,905 5
2006 2,276 2,276 0
2007 2,404 2,399 5
2008 2,690 2,685 5
2009 2,824 2,824 0
2010 2,883 2,883 0
2011 2,865 2,865 0
2012 2,784 2,784 0
2013 2,606 2,606 0
2014 2,559 2,559 0
2015 2,297 2,297 0
2016 2,132 2,132 0

Where is the name Lilly popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Lilly as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lilly as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in West Virginia, Arkansas, or Kentucky.

Popularity of Lilly as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lilly as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in West Virginia, North Carolina, or Virginia.

Common last names for Lilly

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Nelson
  • Jackson
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Wright
  • Martin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lilly U.S.
  White 76.97% 64.26%
  African American 17.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lilly

People with the last name Lilly are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Lilly

  • What name lists does Lilly rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lilly? Lilly is the 941st most popular name of all time. As a last name Lilly was the 1,580th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lilly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,716 babies born with the first name Lilly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lilly to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lilly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 64 new born babies.
  • When was Lilly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lilly is Thursday, October 17th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Lilly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lilly was in 2010 with a total of 2,883 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lilly!
  • Random Lilly Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lilly ranks 86th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 44 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Lilly: Your name in reverse order is Yllil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yllli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lilly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,662 people with the last name Lilly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lilly? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Lilly as their last name.

What Lillys Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Lilly

Name poster for Lilly(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.