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Lilly

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English flower name
"lily"

Lilly Origin and Meaning

The name Lilly is a girl's name of English origin meaning "lily".
Lilly may contain one L too many for some people, though this secondary spelling of a name that's become wildly popular is still a popular choice. 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.
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# 192 in the US

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20 Names Similar to Lilly

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Lists containing Lilly

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Famous People Named Lilly

  • Lillian Lee "Lilly" (McKim) PulitzerAmerican fashion designer and socialite
  • Lilly LedbetterAmerican women's fair pay activist
  • Lilly SinghCanadian YouTuber
  • Lilly ScholzAustrian pair skater
  • Lilly KingAmerican swimmer
  • Lilly WinwoodEnglish singer; daughter of musician Steve Winwood
  • Lilly McDowelldaughter of actors Mary Steenburgen and Malcolm McDowell
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Lilly in Pop Culture

  • Lilly Rushmain character on the TV series "Cold Case"
  • Lillian "Lilly" Truscottcharacter on TV's "Hannah Montana"
  • Lilly Moscovitzcharacter in the Princess Diaries series
  • Lillian "Lilly" Kanecharacter in TV's "Veronica Mars"
  • Lilly Gilkesoncharacter in film "The Missing"
  • Lilly Berrya character in "Hotel New Hampshire" by John Irving
  • Lilly Mattockcharacter on British soap "EastEnders"
  • "Lilly Turner" 1933 film and its main character
  • Liliana "Lilly" Mendozacharacter in the Young Adult book, "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe", by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  • Lilly Satoucharacter in the visual novel "Katawa Shoujo"
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