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Lily Name Meaning and Origin

Lily Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Innocent, pure, flower

Name Origin


The name Lily is derived from the flower of the same name, symbolizing innocence and purity. It is often associated with qualities like beauty and elegance. The name has been popular for girls due to its sweet and delicate connotations.

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Lily Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Lily is easy to pronounce with a soft and pleasant sound, making it a smooth and charming name to say.

Name Melody Rating:

The two-syllable structure of Lily creates a nice rhythm when pronounced, flowing smoothly off the tongue.

Famous People Named Lily

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Lily Collins

Lily Collins is a British-American actress and model known for her roles in films like 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones' and 'To the Bone'. She is also the daughter of musician Phil Collins.

● Lily James

Lily James is an English actress best known for her roles in 'Cinderella', 'Baby Driver', and 'Downton Abbey'. She has garnered critical acclaim for her performances on stage and screen.

● Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, and writer known for her work in film and television. She has received numerous awards for her performances, including an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony.

Lily Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Lily

The name Lily does not have strong negative connotations and is generally well-received for its association with innocence and beauty. However, some may find it overly delicate or common, lacking a sense of uniqueness or depth.

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