Dolly Name Meaning

Dolly meaning

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Dollee, Dolley And Dollie., DOLL Ee,

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Dolly name was top ranked at 332 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 479 position in American during year 2012


Name Dolly has been Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1692 position. 19759 numbers of people were named Dolly so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Dolly

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The name Dolly is a diminutive of Dorothy, which taken is from the Greek name Dorotheos that means “gift of God”. Originally used as a religious name, given to notable saints like Dorothea of Caesarea. It has since been used by many around the world, like Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Becoming popular in the English-speaking world ever since the 19th century, especially in America back in the 1920s and 30s.

Both Dolly and Doll originated in the 16th century as a common English work for a doll – the toy. However, the name is still used as a short form of Dolores that means “sorrows” from the Spanish Virgin Mary.

Dolly Numerology :
Personality No. 8. People with name Dolly are bold & materialistic but rigid too. They have strong will power. They love power, authority & leadership. Person with Dolly having 8 as Personality number are good planners & very good at business. They are analytical, intellectual & determined. They are religious, efficient, trustworthy & compassionate. They are tenacious, & ambitious. More Numerology

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  • Diminutive of Dorthea and Dolores. And the common English word doll (for the plaything) is derived from the Dolly.

    Dorothy means 'gift of god' and Dolores means 'sorrows'.

  • A short form, or variant, of Dorothea from which the meaning and origin of the name is derived.

  • Dolly name was use in 16th century and the common English word doll is derived from them. In modern times this name is also sometimes used as a diminutive of DOLORES.

Name Analysis of Dolly

Character Analysis of Dolly : Persons with the name Dolly feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

Love Life of Dolly : Persons are attracted by the strange things, unusual, quirky also want their sex life to be so.

Name Letter Analysis of Dolly

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

Y : Persons are freedom-loving and like to break rules and push the envelope

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Dolly

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Dolly is Kark and Moon sign associated with the name Dolly is Cancer.

The name Dolly has Water element. Moon is the Ruling Planet for the name Dolly . The name Dolly having moon sign as Cancer is represented by The Crab and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Dolly are usually determined toward their goals. They are also imaginative and have a great memory.

Other name options, having Cancer moon sign are name starting with : Ha, Hi, Hu, He, Ho, Da, De, Di, Du, Do, Hr.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Dolly

The name Dolly is suitable for baby born in Ashlesha nakshatra

Ashlesha Nakshatra: "The embrace"

Lord: Budh (Mercury)
Symbol: Serpent
Deity : Sarpas or Nagas, deified snakes
Indian zodiac: 16°40' - 30° Karka
Western zodiac 12°40' - 26° Leo
Other name options, having Ashlesha nakashatra are name starting with : Di,  Du,  De,  Do.

Famous Name Dolly

  • Dolly Parton

    is an American country music singer/songwriter, author, actress and philanthropist. She remains one of the most successful country music artists, with 26 number-one singles, a record for a female performer, and a record 42 top-10 country albums.


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