Meaning:white flower; purity


Pronunciation:lill lee


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About Lily

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Lily is as elegant as beautiful as the flower of the same name and is ideal for parents who want a traditional and lovely name for their little girl.

Detailed Meaning

The name Lily comes from the English word for the flower. It is regarded in many cultures as a symbol of purity and in Christian belief it is a symbol of peace. The name has recently enjoyed a huge popularity boost and is very popular in the UK and US.

Famous People With This Name

Lily Allen is an English singer, Lily Tomlin is an famous American comedian, Lily Collins is a British-American actress and Lily Aldridge is a well known Spanish supermodel.

Possible Nicknames

Lily has many nicknames possibilities, including: Lil, Lila, Lilas, Lili, Lilia, and Lilias.

Related Names

Names that are related or similar to Lily are Rose, Violet, Daisy as they are flower inspired names. Some alternative ways of spelling Lily include Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Lilly and Lilyan.

Stories Featuring This Name

Lily Aldrin is a character in the American television show “How I met Your Mother.” J.K Rowling’s “Harry Potter” book series also features a character called Lily Potter, who is Harry Potter’s mother.

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