Origin of the name Holly: 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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What does Holly mean, details, origin, short & easy attributes?
One who is pious or sacred
The Holly plant is traditionally used as a Christmas decoration and "The Holly and the Ivy" is a famous Christmas carol. In classic literature, Holly Golightly is the main character in the book "Breakfast at Tiffany’s", by Truman Capote. It was also made into a film, starring Audrey Hepburn as Holly.
From the Old English words holen or holegn, meaning "the holly tree". From the French word houx, meaning "shrub". Both refer to the plant with red berries.Pronounced: Hol ee
For both boy and girl, unisex, transgender, neutral gender
Holly is baby unisex name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is English. Holly name meanings is One who is pious or sacred. People search this name as Holly. Other similar sounding names can be Hallie, Hiel, Hal, Haley, Hall, Heli, Haleh, Hollie, Hailee, Halah, Hayley, Helah, Halia, Hailey, Hella, Helle, Haala, Hawla, Hala, Hale, Hali, Haylee, Halle, Hilla, Haylie.
Holly Name Combinations.
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Holly Ethnicity Distribution.
Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander
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Popular personalities with Holly Name.
Holly was born on October 17th, 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.
Holly Robinson Peete
Holly Robinson Peete is an actress, model, singer, presenter, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1969. Holly was given the name Holly Elizabeth Robinson on September 18th, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Holly Hunter is an actress and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1981. Holly was given the name Holly P. Hunter on March 20th, 1958 in Conyers, Georgia, U.S. Holly is also known as Hunter and Holly P..
Michelle Phillips is a folk music and pop music singing, songwriter, and actor. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1965 to present. Michelle was given the name Holly Michelle Gilliam on June 4th, 1944 in Long Beach, California, U.S.
Holly Marie Combs
Holly Marie Combs is an actress and television producer. She was most prominent from 1985 to present. Holly was born on December 3rd, 1973 in San Diego, California, U.S.
Holly Madison is a television personality, model, author, celebrity, and model (people). She was most active from 1998 to present. Holly was given the name Holly Sue Cullen on December 23rd, 1979 in Astoria, Oregon, U.S.
Buddy Holly was a rock, roll, rockabilly, and pop music musician. He plays Fender Stratocaster. He was most active from 1955 to 1959. Buddy was given the name Charles Hardin Holley on September 7th, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas, U.S. He passed away on February 3rd, 1959.
Lauren Holly is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to 1983. Lauren was given the name Lauren Michael Holly on October 28th, 1963 in United States.
Molly Holly is a wrestler. Molly was born on September 7th, 1977 in Forest Lake, Minnesota.
Maria Elena Holly
Maria was given the name Maria Elena Santiago on December 20th, 1932 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Hardcore Holly is a wrestler. Hardcore was born on January 29th, 1963 in Glendale, California.
Crash Holly was a wrestler. Crash was born on August 25th, 1971 in Anaheim, California, US. He passed away on November 6th, 2003.
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