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Holly Name Meaning

Name

Holly

   
Pronounciation
HAHL-ee

Meaning of Holly

The Holly Tree
Holly Grove

Holly Name Origin

English
Holly name origin
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).
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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 Hunter
Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, the daughter of Opal Marguerite (née Catledge), a housewife, and Charles Edwin Hunter, a farmer and sporting-goods manufacturer's representative.[1] Hunter earned a degree in drama from Carnegie Mellon University in Pi
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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