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Holly Name Meaning

Name

Holly

   
Pronounciation
HAHL-ee

Meaning of Holly

The Holly Tree
Holly Grove

Holly Name Origin

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Holly name origin
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.
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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).
Holly also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, French, Irish, Anglo, Australian
Famous Name Holly
Holly Vukadinovic
Valance's first single as a recording artist was a cover of Turkish singer Tarkan's "Kiss Kiss", released in 2002. The song debuted at #1 in both the Australian Recording Industry Association and UK Singles Charts charts in April/May 2002. The director's cut version of the music video was notable in that Valance appeared to be dancing naked, but in fact she was wearing flesh-colored panties but no top. The footage was then digitally retouched adding strategically placed lighting effects. The song was nominated for 4 ARIA awards.
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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Meaning of Holly in English origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.