[ 1 syll. li ] The baby girl name Li is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as Liy- †. Li's language of origin is Chinese. It is predominantly used in Chinese and English. The meaning of Li is 'logic; upright; dawn; beautiful'. The meaning depends on the Chinese character used. The name is commonly used to form longer Chinese names. See Li for more information.
Li is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Li: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Li is Actress Gong Li, born 31 December 1965, Shenyang, China.