US Popularity:70
Meaning:Lily flower; Pure
Lily is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning "lily flower" or “pure,” and has historiacally been symbolic of innocence. In a bouquet of flower names for girls, Lily stands out as one of the most popular blooms. Parents can pick from various spellings, from Lilly to Lillie, and use it to form compound names like Lily-Rose. Lily is also sometimes seen as a pet form of Elizabeth, Lilith, or Lilliann. Celebrity parents from Johnny Depp to Kate Beckinsale have plucked this lovely name for their own daughters, so you can be sure that baby will be in blooming company!

Famous People Named Lily

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  • Lily Allen

Lily Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lily is currently #76 on The Bump
Girl:Lily is currently #31 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lily is currently #70 in U.S. births
Girl:Lily is currently #18 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 12
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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