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

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Origin and Meaning of Zilly

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for love, your love of life!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zilly

Thomas was born in 1935 in Detroit.


Jack Zilly was a football player for the History of the St. Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles. His most notable accomplishments were from 1947 to 1952. Jack was born on November 11th, 1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut. He passed away on December 18th, 2009.


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Popularity of Zilly as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zilly U.S.
  White 91.07% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zilly

People with the last name Zilly are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zilly

  • How Popular is the name Zilly? As a last name Zilly was the 147,253rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Zilly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Zilly is Wednesday, October 10th, 1906.
  • How unique is the name Zilly? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Zilly. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Zilly: Your name in reverse order is Ylliz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yzlli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zilly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 112 people with the last name Zilly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zilly? Zilly is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Zillys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Zilly born Oct 26, 1968

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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