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Gender: F Lilly's Popularity in 2014: #124

Lilly may contain one L too many for some people, though enough parents are choosing this secondary spelling of a name that's become wildly popular in all its variations to boost Lilly almost into the Top 100. And the Lilly spelling does feel a bit less wispy, a bit more like a name as opposed to a mere flower, than the slender and delicate Lily. Lilly suggests the long form Lillian, but it doesn't need to be an abbreviation for anything; Lilly can stand on its own.

However, if you love the flower name but want to make it a little different, you've got to move far beyond Lilly -- or Lillian, Liliane and sisters. You might consider Susannah, which means lily, or a more exotic bloom like Azalea or Lotus.

Famous People Named Lilly

Lilly Pulitzer (born Lillian Lee McKim), American fashion designer and socialite
Lilly Ledbetter, American women's fair pay activist
Lilly Singh, an Indo-Canadian YouTuber
Lilly Scholz, Austrian pair skater

Pop Culture References for the name Lilly

Lilly Rush, main character on the TV series "Cold Case"
Lilly Truscott, character in TV's "Hannah Montana"
Lilly Moscovitz, character in the Princess Diaries series
Lilly Kane, character in TV's "Veronica Mars"
Lilly Berry, a character in "Hotel New Hampshire" by John Irving
Lilly Mattock, character on British soap "EastEnders"
"Lilly Turner," 1933 film and its main character