Last name: LILLY

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LILLY : This last name is indexed 71,328 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LILLY : 1: English: from the Middle English female personal name Lylie probably from the name of the flower Middle English lilie lelie ‘lily’.2: English: habitational name from Lelley in East Yorkshire or Lilley in Hertfordshire. The Yorkshire placename probably derives from Old English lǣl ‘twig brushwood’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Hertfordshire placename derives from Old English līn ‘flax’ + lēah.3: Irish: Anglicized shortened form of Allely.

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