Lilly

Lilly - A very unique female name



  Oct 23,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lilly appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #343. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lilly and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lilly? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lilly. The baby girl name Lilly was given to 2,758 baby girls in 2012, ranking #110 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 512 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lilly peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2011 on position 103.



Famous with this name

Evangeline Lilly
Lilly Wachowski
Lilly Aspell


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Lilly is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lilly is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #29 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #238.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lilly is where you live.


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Lilly origin and meaning

Lilly is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lilly, pop culture references for the name Lilly and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lilly

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lilly, sorted by popularity.

Leah / Lillie / Lily / Lola / Lee / Lula / Lila / Layla / Leila / Lou /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012110
2011103
2010106
2009117
2008125
2007146
2006150
2005180
2004212
2003263
2002332
2001374
2000434
1999518
1998602
1997647
1996941
1995912
19941366
19931576
19921373
19911624
19901424
19891553
19881486
19871846
19861864
19851882
19841991
19831925
19821665
19811739
19802200
19791764
19781577
19771699
19762193
19751696
19741733
19731356
19721553
19711463
19701467
19691273
19681357
19671465
19661090
1965938
19641029
19631025
1962916
1961918
1960907
1959958
19581037
1957889
1956754
1955814
1954842
1953871
1952832
1951667
1950762
1949827
1948671
1947680
1946674
1945618
1944572
1943621
1942534
1941484
1940543
1939510
1938453
1937482
1936458
1935508
1934450
1933460
1932452
1931486
1930439
1929418
1928402
1927416
1926397
1925409
1924402
1923379
1922375
1921364
1920383
1919374
1918365
1917368
1916343
1915373
1914347
1913359
1912392
1911338
1910343

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota29
Idaho32
Oklahoma40
West Virginia47
Vermont50
Montana51
Arkansas58
Indiana59
Missouri61
New Hampshire62
South Dakota65
Utah68
Wyoming69
Alabama71
Washington83
Nevada87
North Carolina88
Oregon88
Maine90
Tennessee91
Arizona92
Iowa93
Pennsylvania94
Wisconsin95
South Carolina95
New Mexico99
Louisiana100
Michigan101
Florida101
Kentucky104
Virginia105
Kansas107
Colorado114
Georgia115
Delaware117
Ohio119
Minnesota123
Mississippi128
Rhode Island141
Illinois148
Alaska148
New York149
Texas158
California161
Connecticut162
Maryland167
Nebraska170
Hawaii171
Massachusetts184
New Jersey238

Even more about Lilly


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lilly a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lilly?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lilly
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 512
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,758

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