What is the meaning of the name Holly?

The name Holly is primarily a gender-neutral name of English origin that means Plant With Red Berries.

Holly Hunter, actress. Holly Madison, reality star/Playboy Bunny. Holly Golightly, character in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Thought of as a female name in more recent times, Holly was also used as a nickname for the male name Hollis, from a habitational surname meaning "By the Holly."

Different Spellings of the name Holly:

Holli, Hollie, Hollye, Holley

People who like the name Holly also like:

Oliver, Liam, Ethan, Jack, Benjamin, Henry, Owen, Charlotte, Lily, Violet, Hannah, Olivia, Lucy, Chloe

Names like Holly:

Haile, Hal, Haley, Hali, Hayley, Helia, Hila, Howell, Huela, Haylia, Halle, Hallie, Hailey, Hall, Halia, Halo, Hala, Hywel, Hilol, Halleli, Hill, Hale, Hilal, Holloway, Hull, Hillel, Hillela, Helah, Helio, Hola

Stats for the Name Holly

checkmark Holly is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Holly is currently #459 in U.S. births

Songs about Holly

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Buddy Holly - Weezer
Holly - J or Jules
Holly (Would You Turn Me On?) - All Time Low
Holly Holy - Neil Diamond
Rough Landing, Holly - Yellowcard
Song For Holly - Esthero