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Holly meaning

Holly meaning

Name :

Holly

Meaning of Holly :

The Holly Tree
Holly Grove

Origin of name Holly :
English
Holly Numerology :
Personality No. 3

More About English Name : Holly

  • The girl's name Holly is of Old English origin, and its meaning is "the holly tree". The holly is a type of plant with red berries and a serrated leaf edge. Because of its meaning, the name tends to be popular in English-speaking countries that celebrate Christmas, and can be a common name to give to daughters born on or around Christmas.

  • Taken from the name of the holly tree, an evergreen whose stiff, glossy, sharp-pointed leaves and clusters of red berries are used in Christmas decorations. The name is derived from the Old English holegn (to prick).

  • Name is taken from the name of the holly tree, an evergreen whose stiff, glossy, sharp-pointed leaves and clusters of red berries are used in Christmas decorations. The name is derived from the Old English holegn (to prick).

Famous Name Holly

  • Holly Brooks

    is an American cross country skier from Seattle, Washington who competed for Whitman College in 2001-04 and has competed recreationally since 2009. She has four victories in lesser events up to 10km, all earned in 2009. She was a late qualifier to the 2

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  • Lauren Holly

    Lauren Holly was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Her father is an English Literature professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, her mother Michael Ann Holly an eminent art historian who was a professor at the University of Rochester. Lauren was raised

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Holly:

: Hollee, Holleigh, Holley, Holli, Hollie, Hollyann And Hollye. Hollee, Holleigh, Holley, Holli, Hollie, Hollyann And Hollye. Hollee,  Holleigh,  Holley

Rhyming Names of Holly: 

Holly with popular English Surnames

Holly Pedro,   Holly Wylie,   Holly Farquhar,   Holly Martineau,   Holly Bravo

Holly also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, French, Irish, Anglo, Australian

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  • What does the name Holly mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning The Holly Tree
    Holly Grove in English. Holly also named in American, French, Irish, Anglo, Australian for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Holly. What does the name Holly mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Holly. History of name and famous personality with Holly will help to update our database and other website users.

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