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Holly Meaning

    

What does Holly mean?

The name Holly is of English origin.

The meaning of Holly is "holly tree".

Holly is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ho-lly.

The Given Name Holly

Holly is a variant of Hollice. See Hollice for further details.

Holly is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A wonderfully classic name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Holly falls into the name categories flower, tree.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Holly Golightly, and Holly Hunter.

Holly Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 490 in baby name popularity for girls with 650 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 449 in baby name popularity for girls with 711 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Holly sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Holly Name Popularity Page.

Holly Related Names

Holly is a variant of Hollice.

Variants of the name Holly include Hollie.

The names Holley, Holli are all forms of Holly.

Famous Hollys

  • Holly ~ 2 hurricanes
  • Holly Golightly ~ Breakfast at Tiffany's character
  • Holly Hunter ~ Actress
  • Holly Marie Combs ~ Actress

Holly Numerology

What will your new little Holly be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Holly are often adventurous and indelible but most of all they are read more >>

Holly Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Holly in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Holly.

Just for fun, see the name Holly in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Holly in Nautical Flags page.