What is the meaning of the name Lily?

The name Lily is primarily a female name of English origin that means Lily Flower.

Two common variations of the name Lily are Lilly and Lillie. Nicknames include Lee, Lil, and Lee Lee.

Famous people with the name Lily include singer Lily Allen and actress/comedienne Lily Tomlin. Models include Lily Aldridge, Lily Cole and Lily Donaldson.

Characters with the name Lily include television shows: Lily Aldrin from How I Met Your Mother, Lily Munster from the 1960s series The Munsters, and Lily Pritchett-Tucker from Modern Family. Lily Potter is Harry Potter’s mother in the book and movie series by the same name.

People who like the name Lily also like:

Grace, Sophia, Olivia, Ava, Violet, Emma, Charlotte, Alexander, Jack, Benjamin, Liam, Ethan, Oliver, Owen

Names like Lily:

Leehi, Lilla, Lowe, Liliya, Luol, Lahela, Liliah, Lu, Liluye, Lia, Li, Louie, Lol, Lewa, Lolly, Lila, Lahayla, Lola, Le, Ly, Lew, Laia, Lule, Luyu, Leo, Lula, Lelia, Luai, Lea, Lael

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily Hutchence - daughter of Michael Hutchence and Paula Yates , born 1996

Stats for the Name Lily

checkmark Lily is currently #29 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Lily is currently #30 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Lily:

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1. Commonness: Lily is a very popular name, which means that there may be many other children with the same name in a given social circle or school, leading to potential confusion or lack of individuality.

2. Lack of uniqueness: Due to its popularity, Lily may not stand out as a distinctive or unique name choice for a child.

3. Potential teasing: Children can sometimes be cruel and may find ways to tease or make fun of others based on their names. The name Lily could potentially be subject to teasing related to flowers or other associations.

4. Gender ambiguity: While Lily is traditionally considered a feminine name, it can also be used as a nickname for boys named Lillian or Lyle. This could lead to confusion or assumptions about gender identity.

5. Cultural associations: Depending on the cultural context, the name Lily may have specific connotations that some parents might want to avoid due to personal preferences or beliefs.

Songs about Lily

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Lily - Joan Baez
Lily - Kate Bush
Lily (My One and Only) - Smashing Pumpkins
Lily and the Blackwater - Michael Smith
Lily Dale - 10,000 Maniacs
Lily Dreams On - Cotton Mather
Lily the Pink - The Scaffold
Lily, Are You Happy? - Hall & Oates
Pictures of Lily - The Who
Waterloo Lily - Caravan