First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: A flower
  2. Scandinavian: Consecrated to God
  3. English: Consecrated to God; variation of Elizabeth
  4. Greek: Bee; honey bee

First name variations: Lilian, Lily Ann, Lilian, Lilianne, Liliana, Lilias, Lilly, Lili, Lillie, Lilia, Lil, Lizzy, Lizzi, Melicent, Mellissa, Millicent, Melisent, Melita, Melisse, Meli, Mellie, Melly, Mel, Millie, Milly, Missy, Lisa, Lissa, Lily, Liz, Melissa

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Polish, Czech, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish and Czech dialect lis ‘fox’, a nickname for a cunning person or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name.
  2. Czech: nickname for a man with a bald pate, from a variant of Czech lysý ‘bald’.
  3. Dutch: metronymic from a short form of the personal female names Alice or Elisabeth (see Lies).
  4. Dutch (van Lis): habitational name from Lixhe in Belgium or Lieze in the Netherlands.
  5. French: perhaps a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a lily, Old French lis.
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