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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 Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

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"