14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Lilly Family History

Lilly Name Meaning
from a pet form of the female personal name Elizabeth. Compare Hibbs 2.nickname for someone with very fair hair or skin, from Middle English, Old English lilie ‘lily’ (Latin lilium). The Italian equivalent Giglio was used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. In English and other languages there has also been some confusion with forms of Giles.habitational name from places called Lilley, in Hertfordshire and Berkshire. The Hertfordshire place was named in Old English as ‘flax-glade’, from lin ‘flax’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. The Berkshire name is from Old English Lillingleah ‘wood associated with Lilla’, an Old English personal name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

765,021 Historical Documents with Lilly on Ancestry.com
179,571 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,707 Military Records
7,790 Immigration Records
102,819 Census and Voter Lists
456,134 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Lilly Families

  • Number of Lilly families
     207 - 412
     70 - 206
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lilly families
     146 - 289
     49 - 145
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lilly families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lilly census records

You can see how Lilly families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Lilly census records >

Lilly Family Origin

Click on a place to view Lilly immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Lilly families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Lilly immigration records >

Lilly Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Lilly immigration records

You can find out when most of the Lilly families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Lilly immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Lilly

Click on a circle in the chart to view Lilly birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Lilly ancestors in the SSDI

Lilly Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lilly census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Lilly ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Lilly census records >

Lilly Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Lilly military records >

Message Board about Lilly 478 Threads, 37 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions