What does the baby name Lilo mean? Learn about what Lilo means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Lilo - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lilo
L-I-L-O, is a 4-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Lilo
LEE loe
Meaning of Lilo
Generous one.
Origin of Lilo
The name 'Lilo' is of Hawaiian origin. It is derived from the Hawaiian word 'lilo', which means 'generous one' or 'lost'. In Hawaiian culture, names often have deep meanings and are chosen with intention.
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Popularity of Lilo
The name 'Lilo' has not been widely popular in recent years. It has remained relatively uncommon, with only a few instances of its usage. However, it gained some recognition and popularity after being featured in the Disney animated film 'Lilo & Stitch' in 2002.
Lilo currently has 2 likes, and is in the top 10% of liked boy's names. The name Abayomi is slightly more popular than Lilo.

Etymology of Lilo

The etymology of the name 'Lilo' can be traced back to the Hawaiian language. The word 'lilo' itself means 'generous one' or 'lost'. It is a name that carries a sense of compassion and kindness.

Cultural Significance of Lilo

In Hawaiian culture, names hold great significance and are often deeply connected to the natural world and the values of the community. The name 'Lilo' reflects the Hawaiian value of generosity and the importance of caring for others. It also carries connotations of being lost or finding one's way, which can symbolize a journey of self-discovery and growth.