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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LIL-ee
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Meaning & History

From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
DiminutivesLeanna, Liana, Lillia
Other Languages & CulturesLiliya, Lilyana Bulgarian Ljiljana Croatian Lilly Danish Lilja, Lilli Finnish Lili, Liliane, Lilianne French Lili, Lilli German Lili, Liliána Hungarian Lilja Icelandic Líle Irish Lilia, Liliana, Liana Italian Lilija Latvian Lilija Lithuanian Liljana Macedonian Lilly Norwegian Liliana Polish Liliana, Liana Portuguese Lílian Portuguese (Brazilian) Liliana, Liana Romanian Lilia, Liliya, Lilya Russian Lileas, Lilias, Lillias Scottish Ljiljana, Ljilja Serbian Lilijana Slovene Lilia, Liliana Spanish Lilly Swedish Lilia, Liliya, Lilya Ukrainian

Images

Lily (Lilium medeoloides)Lily (Lilium medeoloides)

Categories

actresses, Animal Crossing characters, athletes, chastity, City Hunter characters, diminutives, Discworld characters, flora, flowers, Gundam characters, Harry Potter characters, mascots, Moral Orel characters, My Little Pony characters, nature, plants, Pokemon characters, pop music, purity, Shadowhunters characters, song titles, The Loud House characters, Tiger and Bunny characters, Tolkien characters, top 10 in Australia, top 10 in New Zealand, top 10 in Northern Ireland, top 10 in the UK, virtues, Vocaloid characters, word names
Entry updated July 2, 2008