Holly - Meaning of Holly

What does Holly mean?

[ 2 syll. hol-ly, ho-lly ] The baby boy name Holly is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is HHAAL-iy- †. Holly is used predominantly in the English language, and its origin is Germanic and Icelandic.

Holly is a variant of the name Holleb (English).

Holly is also a variant of the name Hollis (English).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Holly is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In the past century Holly has predominantly been a girl name.

Baby names that sound like Holly include Hali, Hollee, Holley, Holli, Hollie, Haele, Hala, Haleal, Halee, Haleel, Haleil, Halewell, Haley, Halil, Halle, Hallee, Halley, Halli, Hallie, and Hallil.

† Pronunciation for Holly: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"



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