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Dolly Meaning


What does Dolly mean?

The name Dolly is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Dolly is "gift of G-d".

Dolly is generally used as a girl's name.

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

The Given Name Dolly

Dolly is a diminutive of Dorothy. See Dorothy for further details.

Dolly appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Elegant yet stylish, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Dolly is also great as a middle name.

Dolly falls into the song name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dolly Parton.

Dolly Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,044 in baby name popularity for girls with 53 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,242 in baby name popularity for girls with 49 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Dolly Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dolly has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dolly to other names.

Dolly Related Names

Dolly is a diminutive of Dorothy.

Variants of the name Dolly include Dollee, Dolley, Dollie.

Famous Dollys

  • Dolly ~ 5 hurricanes, 3 storms
  • Dolly Parton ~ Country Musician

Dolly Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Dolly.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Dolly are often accepting and giving but most of all they are read more >>

Dolly Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dolly.

Just for fun, see the name Dolly 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 Dolly in Nautical Flags page.