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Do you think the name Lily carrys over to adulthood well?

Dh and I really like the name Lily, but I'm worried that it is cute for a little girl, but not very strong for a woman. Do you think the name carries over to adulthood well?


Asked by Anonymous at 5:06 AM on Jun. 22, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (29)
  • Lily is better than so many other names. And it is a good strong OLD name.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:09 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • Frasier's wife on Cheers was named Lily. He called her Lilleth, didn't he? She was a psychologist on the show.

    Answer by zboys at 5:15 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • I like Lillian and Lily for short :)

    Answer by lendales_mommi at 5:30 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • i agree lillyan or lillian or lyllian is cute and lilly for short

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:16 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • Maybe you could have Lily for her middle name and have her go by it. I think Lily is a cute name even for an adult though.

    Answer by jessran1218 at 6:16 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • My daughter's name is Lillie after her great-grandmother.
    Yes, it's a cutesy fartsy name, a name might help you be "strong" but your personality confirms it far better than a name.
    If you like it, I would name her Lily. Like lendales said, you could always name her Lillian, and just shorten it to Lily. :]

    Answer by ManicMomma02 at 7:01 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • I've always liked Liliana with Lily as a nickname. I think either one is find for adults.

    Answer by Syphon at 7:11 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • I know two adult women named Lily. I think it's a lovely name at any age.

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:48 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • If you are that worried about it you could always use Lillian and Lilly for short.

    Answer by coala at 7:57 AM on Jun. 22, 2010

  • In my opinion, no, lily is a cute name for a little girl but as an adult I have only ever hear the longer versions.... like katie going as kate or katherine as an adult..... some are just cute for a little girl. But then again, why care about everyone else, she is your child and you can call her just about whatever you want.

    Answer by Angelbluewingsz at 8:17 AM on Jun. 22, 2010