Diminutive of Lillian and Lily, flower name

Lil Origin and Meaning

The name Lil is a girl's name meaning "lily".

Spunky old vaudeville era nickname name suddenly sounds new again.

Famous People Named Lil

  • Lillian "Lil" GreenAmerican blues singer
  • Lillian "Lil" Hardin ArmstrongAmerican jazz pianist and singer; second wife of Louis Armstrong
  • Lil KleineDutch rapper
  • Lil RoundsAmerican pop singer
  • Lil WayneAmerican rapper

Lil in Pop Culture

  • Lillian "Lil" DeVillecharacter on TV's "Rugrats;" twin of Phillip "Phil" DeVille
  • Diamond Lil (Lillian CrawleyJeffries), mutant character in Marvel's Alpha Flight comics
  • Lil' Cheese (Little Cheese)child of Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich from TV's "My Little Pony"
  • Lil from "The Viking Quest Series"