The meaning, origin and other details about Molly

Meanings & Origins of Molly

What does Molly mean?

  • Bitter in the English origin.
  • Bitter in the Hebrew origin.
  • Molly \m(ol)-ly\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAH-lee. It is of Irish origin. Ppet form of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". In use since the late Middle Ages. In the past, "moll" had meant a prostitue or a gangster's girlfriend, making the use of this name uncommon. Now revived in popular usage, also possibly due to actress Molly Ringwald. Author Mollie Hardwick.

    Molly has 5 variant forms: Moll, Mollee, Molley, Molli and Mollie.

    For more information, see also the related name Polly.

    Baby names that sound like Molly are Milly, Melly and Mally.

    in the Irish origin.

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How popular is Molly? Any other details?

  • There were 1790 US births last year.
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