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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 Lerski
an English singer songwriter known both for her work with Angelou, and for her solo career.Coming to public attention in the late 1990s with folk rock band Angelou, this Norfolk based singer-songwriter has earned comparisons to Jeff Buckley [1] and Beth Orton [2]. Her music has also been featured in American TV show 'Close to Home', and indie flick 'Fish Without A Bicycle'.Lerski formed Angelou in 1996 with Wymondham High School friend Jo Baker. They recorded their first demo in the winter of that year, including a cover of the Leonard Cohen song 'Hallelujah'. Inspired by Jeff Buckley's version, Lerski had been a fan of Buckley's and had corresponded with the artist. [4] Local Norwich label Haven Records heard the demo and signed Angelou in the beginning of 1997, scheduling the release of the Hallelujah EP to coincide with a UK summer tour supporting Eddi Reader and Boo Hewerdine. 'Hallelujah' sadly came out a week after Jeff Buckley's untimely death, ending the year on novelist Nick Hornby's 'Best of 97' compilation.[5]
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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