Name Lily Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Lily


Lily is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Lily?

Lily is a name of a flower and the short form of the name Elizabeth, which derived from the Hebrew name Elisheba (אֱלִישֶׁבַע).

What does the name Lily mean?

Lily means “God is abundance”, “God is my oath” (from Hebrew “el/אֵל” = God + “shéva’/שֶׁבַע” = oath/seven = number of abundance) or “lilyflower” and is a symbol of purity.

Pronunciation of Lily

Variants of the name Lily

Lili Lilli Lillie Lilly Lily Lyli

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Popularity of the name Lily

The name Lily is ranked #11 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

Lily in the Top 50 Names

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