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lily

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
LEíRION > LīLIA > LīLĭUM
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
LEíRION (λείριον)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Latin root “līlia > līlĭum”, which in turn derives from the Greek “leírion (λείριον)”, meaning ”lily flower (a classic symbol of purity)”. The popularity of the given name “Lily” increased steadily in most English-speaking countries during the late 20th century. In the United States, "Lily" became one of the top-100 names for newborn girls in 2002 and reached a rank of 18 by 2009. In England in 2011, Lily was the 3rd most popular name for baby girls. Leírion is generally assumed to refer to true, white lilies as exemplified by the Madonna lily (Lilium candidum).
KEYWORDS:
FLOWERS

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • frenchfrench
  • irishirish
  • scottishscottish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
english
lilia
french
lilas
irish
líle

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
bulgarian
liliya, lilija
danish
lilia, lilja, lilje, lillia
faroese
lilja
finnish
lilia, lilja
hungarian - magyar
liliom
icelandic
lilja
italian
lilia
norwegian
lilia, lilja
portuguese
lìlia
russian
liliya, lilija, Lilya
swedish
lilia, lilja
ukrainian
liliya, lilija

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#27UNITED STATES RANKING

Social Security AdministrationThe U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.

NameDoctor Weekly Ranking view realtime standing 1110

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
LILY, PETER ALAIN SOUCHON
LILY-PETER ALAIN SOUCHON
LILY DALE ARTHUR H
LILY PASSION BARBARA
LILY, ROSEMARY AND THE JACK OF HEARTS BOB DYLAN
SOUS LE LIT DE LILY CHARLESFEAT. JOHNNY
BABY LILY CORBEAU
LILY DARRASFEAT. DÉSUMEUR
LILY WAS HERE DAVID STEWART FEATURING CANDY DULFER
BYE BYE LILY+DANS LE BAR DE LILY DICK RIVERS
LILY FRANCESCA SOLLEVILLE
LILY THE LOVER GOLDEN SILVERS
LILY BYE BYE JACQUES PILLS
C'EST LA VIE, LILY JOE DASSIN
CHANSON POUR LILY JOHNNY HALLYDAY
REVIENS LILY JOSÉ BARTEL
LILY LANGTRY LES TROUBADOURS
LILY LIANE FOLY
LILY MAMA BÉA TEKIELSKI
LILY MICK MICHEYL
SURPRISE-PARTIECHEZ LILY (OU ...CHEZ LILI) ODETTE LAURE
LILY TACHES DE ROUSSEUR PHILIPPE CLAY
LILY PIERRE PERRET
NE FAIS PAS D'L'ŒIL À LILY RÉGINE
LILY S'EN VA SAPHO
PICTURES OF LILY THE WHO
SHANGHAÏ LILY VIKTOR LAZLO
LILY YVES DUTEIL
LILY ZEN ZILA

Notable people and personalities​

Lily Afshar, Iranian American Classical Guitarist
Lily Aldridge (born 1985), American Fashion Model
Lily Allen (born 1985), English Recording Artist And Actress
Lily Ann Granderson (1816–1870), American Historical Educator
Lily Braun (1865–1916), German Feminist Writer
Lily Brayton (1876–1953), English Actress And Singer
Lily Brett (born 1946), German- Australian Novelist
Lily Butters (1895–1980), Canadian Philanthropist
Lily Carlstedt (1926–2005), Danish Athlete, Javelin Throwe
Lily Cole (born 1988), English Model And Actress
Lily Collins (born 1989), English-american Actress, Model And Television Personality
Lily Damita (1904–1994), French Actress
Lily Donaldson (born 1987), British Fashion Model
Lily Frost, Canadian Independent Singer-songwriter
Lily Goddard (1916–2002), Austrian Author And Designer
Lily Kim (born 1980), Korean-american Media Personality
Lily Kronberger (1890–1974), Hungarian Figure Skater
Lily L. Allen (1868–1952) English Author
Lily Laskine (1893–1988), French Harpist
Lily Loveless (born 1990), English Actress
Lily Mariye (born 1964), American Actress And Filmmaker
Lily Pons (alice Joséphine Pons) (1898–1976), American Operatic Soprano And Actress
Lily Rabe (born 1982), American actress
Lily Renée (born 1925), Austrian-american Artist, Writer, And Playwright
Lily Safra (born 1938), Brazilian Philanthropist And Social Figure
Lily Tomlin (born 1939), American Actress, Comedian, Writer, And Producer
Lily Tuck (born 1938), American Novelist And Short Story Writer
Lily Yu Monteverde, Filipino Film Producer And Businesswoman