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Gender: F Origin of Lily: English flower name Lily's Popularity in 2013: #27

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Lily is the most popular of the popular delicate century-old flower names now making a return, thanks to its many irresistible attributes: a cool elegance and a lovely sound, a symbol of purity and innocence, and a role in Christian imagery.

Lily is a favorite of celebrity parents, including Chris O'Donnell, Kate Beckinsale, Greg Kinnear, Fred Savage, and Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis (who made it a double bouquet, with Lily-Rose). The more proper Lillian is also rising in popularity, though Lily has long stood on its own.

Lily is an authors' favorite, some notable example being Lily Bart, the main character of Edith Wharton's House of Mirth, Lily Owens in The Secret Life of Bees and both mother and daughter of Harry Potter. Other current bearers are Lily Tomlin, singer Lily Allen, and the Mila Kunis character in Black Swan. Two one-time starbaby Lilys are now celebrities on their own: Lily Collins, daughter of Phil, and Lily Rabe, daughter of Jill Clayburgh and David Rabe.

Lily is currently a Top 5 name in England and Wales.

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Famous People Named Lily

Lily Singh, (Also known as IISuperWomanII) one of the greatest YouTube stars
Lily Maud Aldridge, American supermodel
Lily Collins, American actress
Lily Allen, English singer
Lily Cole, English model
Lily Loveless, English actress
Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin, American actress and comedian
Lily Weinstein, daughter of Harvey Weinstein
Lily Atkinson, daughter of actor Rowan Atkinson
Lily-Rose Melody Depp, daughter of actor Johnny Depp
Lily Platt, daughter of American actor Oliver Platt
Lily Iero, daughter of Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance
Lily Omundson, daughter of American actor Timothy Omundson
Lily Donaldson, Model
Lily Rabe, American actress
Lily Robertson, daughter of Jep and Jessica from Duck Dynasty.
Lily Aerin Savage, daughter of American actor Fred Savage
Lily Anne O'Donnell, daughter of American actor Chris O'Donnell
Lily Melrose, fashion and beauty blogger and YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the Name Lily

Lily Munster, the vampire wife of Herman in the show The Munsters
Lily Potter nee Evans, Harry Potter's mother
Lily Luna Potter, Harry Potter's daughter
Lily/Summer Robinson, character in book "The Cellar"
Lily Aldrin, character on How I Met Your Mother
Lily Sloane, character in Star Trek: First Contact
Princess Lily, from Princess of the Midnight Ball
Princess Lily, Entwined by Heather Dixon
Lily Goldenblatt, Charlotte's adopted daughter on Sex and the City
Lily, adopted daughter on Modern Family
Lillian "Lily" Celia Bass, Serena's mother on Gossip Girl
Lily Chandly, character in "The Basic Eight" by Daniel Handler
Lily Luster, Megan Fox's character in Passion Play
Lily Bart, the protagonist in Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth
Lilypad ''Lily'' from the book Green
Lily from "Bayou Romance"
Lillian "Lily" Prescott-best friend of Miley in Hannah Montana, played by Emily Osment
Lily Scott, character on "One Tree Hill"
Lily Tucker-Pritchett, Cameron and Mitchell's adopted daughter on Modern Family
Lily Bowen, a character from the video game 'Fallout: New Vegas'
Lily Mercy, character from movie "Montana Sky"
Panther Lily, character in the manga and anime, 'Fairy Tail'

Leelee, Leena, Leina, Lil, Lila, Lilas, Lilian, Liliana, Lilias, Liliosa, Lilium, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillianne, Lillika, Lillita, Lilly, Lilyan, Lilyanne

Lily's International Variations

Lys, Liliane (French) Lili, Lilie (German) Liliah, Lilika (Greek) Lilia, Liliya, Lia, Liya (Russian) Lilike (Slavic)