Lily

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Variant form (English) of Lilli [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Lilli

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Lilyjarson Iceland

Female

Lilyjardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lily
Genitive: Lilys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lily
Genitive: Lilyn
Partitive: Lilyä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Lily
Accusative: Lily
Dative: Lily
Genitive: Lilyjar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lily
Genitive: Lilys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lily
Genitive: Lilys

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: 1825 (Kristiania) [6]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 26 February 2003[7]

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Lily Weiding (pseudonym, née Lilli Vejding, born 22 October 1924), Danish actress

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
1935 2981 3 3
Denmark Denmark[9]
798 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
497 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
3 8 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 641 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Lily(f) Sources: [8][9][10][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Lily(f) Sources: [13]

Sources: [8] [9] [10] [12]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables