Lilly Name Meaning

from a pet form of the female personal name Elizabeth. Compare Hibbs 2. nickname for someone with very fair hair or skin, from Middle English, Old English lilie ‘lily’ (Latin lilium). The Italian equivalent Giglio was used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. In English and other languages there has also been some confusion with forms of Giles. habitational name from places called Lilley, in Hertfordshire and Berkshire. The Hertfordshire place was named in Old English as ‘flax-glade’, from lin ‘flax’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. The Berkshire name is from Old English Lillingleah ‘wood associated with Lilla’, an Old English personal name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Billy, Gill, Tilly, Dilly, Lally, Iley, Willey, Lilla, Bill, Willy

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Lilly Family Origin

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Lilly Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    1%

In 1881, the most common Lilly occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Lilly's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lilly. A less common occupation for the Lilly family was Farmer.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Lilly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lilly in 1943 was 20, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lilly

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