WHAT IT MEANS: The lily flower
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: The English word for the flower derived from the Latin “lilium”, it came into use in Medieval times as a symbol of purity.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Anderson plans on calling her daughter Lily George.
KNOW THIS: As the third highest ranking girl name in the U.K. and the sixteenth in the U.S., Lily is currently the most popular floral name in the western world.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Lily comes with an extensive celebrity pedigree! Johnny Depp, Kevin Costner, Kate Beckinsale, Greg Kinnear and Phil Collins have all chosen the name for their daughters.