Given Name LILI

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: LI-lee (German), LEE-LEE (French)  [details]

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.
VARIANTS: Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth (German), Babette, Élise, Liliane, Lise, Lilianne (French), Juli, Juliska, Liliána (Hungarian)
DIMINUTIVE: Lisette (French)
MASCULINE FORMS: Lilian (French), Károly (Hungarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Charlize (Afrikaans), Carolina (Ancient Germanic), Iulia, Julia (Ancient Roman), Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth, Julia (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheva (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta, Liliya, Lilyana, Yuliya (Bulgarian), Carla, Elisabet, Júlia (Catalan), Ghjulia (Corsican), Elizabeta, Julija, Karla, Karolina, Ljiljana (Croatian), Alžběta, Julie, Karolína, Eliška, Kája (Czech), Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Julie, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Ina, 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, Lia, Lieke, Lien, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa (Dutch), Carla, Carlene, Carlyn, Carolina, Caroline, Charla, Charlee, Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Julia, Julie, Lilian, Lillia, Lillian, Lily, Belle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Cali, 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, Kalie, Kallie, Karolyn, Karrie, Leanna, Leesa, Liana, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Liliana, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lilliana, Lillie, Lilly, Lina, Lisa, Lise, Lisette, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Lysette, Tetty (English), Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu (Estonian), Elisabet, Julia, Karoliina, Lilja, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Iina, Liina, Liisa, Liisi, Lilli (Finnish), Bet, Lys (Frisian), Sabela, Xulia (Galician), Elisabed, Eliso (Georgian), Elisavet, Elli (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Julitta (History), Elísabet, Lilja, Elsa (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Iúile, Líle, Sibéal (Irish), Carla, Carola, Carolina, Elisabetta, Giulia, Isabella, Lilia, Liliana, Elisa, Elsa, Giulietta, Isa, Liana, Lina, Lisa (Italian), Jūlija, Lilija (Latvian), Bet, Betje (Limburgish), Elžbieta, Julija, Karolina, Lilija, Elzė, Lina (Lithuanian), Elisaveta, Karolina, Liljana, Beti, Veta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Julie, Karla, Karolina, Karoline, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Ina, Lina, Line, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss (Norwegian), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Julia, Karolina, Liliana, Ela, Eliza, Iza, Julita (Polish), Carla, Carolina, Isabel, Júlia, Julie, Liliana, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Julinha, Liana (Portuguese), Lílian, Eliza, Izabel (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Iulia, Liliana, Liana (Romanian), Elizaveta, Julia, Juliya, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelizaveta, Yulia, Yuliya, Liza, Lizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias, Beileag (Scottish), Jelisaveta, Ljiljana, Jela, Ljilja (Serbian), Alžbeta, Júlia, Eliška (Slovak), Elizabeta, Julija, Karolina, Lilijana, Špela (Slovene), Carla, Carolina, Isabel, Julia, Julie, Lilia, Liliana, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Lina (Spanish), Carola, Carolina, Caroline, Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Julia, Karla, Karolina, Lilly, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Ina, Lina, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise (Swedish), Julia, Juliya, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelyzaveta, Yulia, Yuliya (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)
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Entry updated July 2, 2017