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 Holyoake
A soprano, she has been likened to fellow Welsh performer Katherine Jenkins. Her career is following a similar path to Jenkins and she has performed before the Wales national rugby union team matches at the Millennium Stadium. She considers American tenor Mario Lanza her inspiration.Holyoake's debut album, When Dreams Have Wings, was self-released in 2002 with the catalogue number HRH1, and recorded when she was just 14.In 2004 Holyoake performed with Hayley Westenra in Cardiff.[1] She came to prominence in August 2005 when, aged 17, she won a gold award in the Open category of the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood. She was the only person representing the UK - competing against accomplished musicians from 40 countries across the world.[1
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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