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Gender: Female Meaning of Lilou: "lily" Origin of Lilou: Occitan pet form of French Liliane

The name Lilou is a girl's name of French origin meaning "lily". Lilou and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Lilou is a charming, rarely heard import. Occitan is a language spoken in Provence, in the south of France, in which the suffix "ou" denotes a pet form — thus, Lilou as a short form of Liliane or its Occitan form Liliana or Liliano. Its popularity in France--where it's currently Number 12--can be traced to the 1997 film The Fifth Element.

Pronounced lee-loo, this is an enchanting option.

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Famous People Named Lilou

Lilou Macé, French-American author and TV personality
Lilou Jaymes Lang, daughter of singers Jonny Lang and Haylie Johnson
B-boy Lilou, stage name of Ali Ramdani, Algerian-French male dancer

Pop Culture References for the name Lilou

Leeloo, Milla Jovovich's character in "The Fifth Element"