Holly name meaning
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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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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 Holm
is a female boxer fighting in the welterweight division. She has held several welterweight titles and is highly regarded as the best female welterweight in the world. She also has been named Ring Magazine female Fighter of the Year, twice in consecutive
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.