Lily Flower






Emily P. Contributor

Lilly, a name as sweet as the flower it's derived from, is a top-notch choice for your canine companion. It's a nod to the classic sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," where Lilly was the lovable, fiery character we all adored. Plus, it's a wink to the magical world of Harry Potter, where Lilly Potter was a symbol of unwavering love and protection. This name is perfect for a dog who's as delicate as a lily flower, yet as strong and loyal as the characters it represents. So, if your pup is a Lilly, she's bound to be a spellbinding mix of sweetness and strength!

Traits associated with the name Lilly:

Dogs named Lilly tend to be loving, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Lilly?

It suggests that you have a fondness for the name Lilly and that you may have a soft spot for animals.

Is Lilly a good dog name?

Lilly has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Lilly isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Lilly is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Lilly was, in the past month, the 854th most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Lilly is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Lilly was viewed 87 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Lilly's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Lilly is most adored in Missouri, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Lilly.

Most popular breeds named Lilly:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Maltese
  5. Dachshund

Lilly is found in these categories:

nature dog names

Derived from a beautiful, delicate flower, symbolizing purity and innocence.

cute dog names

Floral monikers evoke sweetness, think delicate blossoms and puppies!

Dog names like Lilly:

The divine embodiment of the moon in greek mythology
a woman of refinement
Night, Black
From star wars.
The bright one
Lilly dog name meaning

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