LILI
GENDER: Feminine
Meaning & History
German, French and Hungarian diminutive of ELISABETH, also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning "lily". In Hungarian, it can also be diminutive of KAROLINA or JÚLIA.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth (German), Babette, Élise, Lise (French), Juli, Juliska (Hungarian)
DIMINUTIVE: Lisette (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Charlize (Afrikaans), Carolina (Ancient Germanic), Iulia, Julia (Ancient Roman), Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth, Julia (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheba (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta, Yuliya (Bulgarian), Carla, Júlia (Catalan), Elizabeta, Julija, Karla, Karolina, Lina (Croatian), Alžběta, Karolína, Eliška, Kája (Czech), Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Julie, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Ina, Lilly, Lina, Line, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi (Danish), Carla, Carola, Carolien, Caroline, Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Julia, Julie, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Isa, Lien, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa (Dutch), Carla, Carlyn, Carolina, Caroline, Charla, Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Julia, Julie, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Calleigh, Callie, Cari, Carol, Carolyn, Carrie, Carry, Caryl, Elisa, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Ibbie, Ina, Isabella, Isbel, Isebella, Issy, Izabelle, Izzy, Jools, Jules, Juliet, Kallie, Karolyn, Karrie, Leanna, Leesa, Liana, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Lilian, Liliana, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lillia, Lillian, Lilliana, Lina, Lisa, Lise, Lisette, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysette, Tetty (English), Eliisabet, Liisa, Liisu (Estonian), Elisabet, Julia, Karoliina, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liina, Liisa, Liisi (Finnish), Bet, Lys (Frisian), Sabela (Galician), Elisabed, Eliso (Georgian), Elisavet (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Julitta (History), Elísabet (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Iúile, Sibéal (Irish), Carla, Carola, Carolina, Elisabetta, Giulia, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Giulietta, Isa, Liana, Liliana, Lina, Lisa (Italian), Bet, Betje (Limburgish), Elžbieta, Julija, Karolina, Elzė, Lina (Lithuanian), Elisaveta, Karolina, Beti, Veta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Julie, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Ina, Lilly, Lina, Line, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss (Norwegian), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Julia, Karolina, Ela, Eliza, Julita, Liliana (Polish), Carla, Carolina, Isabel, Júlia, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Julinha, Liana, Liliana (Portuguese), Lílian (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Iulia, Liana, Liliana (Romanian), Elizaveta, Yelizaveta, Yulia, Yuliya, Liza, Lizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias (Scottish), Jelisaveta, Jela (Serbian), Alžbeta, Júlia, Eliška (Slovak), Elizabeta, Julija, Karolina, Špela (Slovene), Carla, Carolina, Isabel, Julia, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana (Spanish), Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Karla, Karolina, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Ina, Lilly, Lina, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise (Swedish), Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)
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