Just like the flower, Lily is a beautiful name ideal for a cute baby girl. It has alternate spelling variations like Lilly and Lillie. This name became popular among English speaking countries in the late 20th Century, and it comes from the flower whose meaning is pure, passion, and rebirth.
has been a diminutive for names such as Lillian, Liliana, and Lilith. Famous people named Lily include actress Lily James, singer Lily Allen, fashion model Lily Cole and actress Lily Tomlin. Lily is also a famous name among authors and scriptwriters since the lead characters in books and films such as The House of Mirth, The secret life of Bees, and the Harry Potter Series go by this name