What does Dolley mean?
Associated with: greek.
(female) Deley, Dolla, ..
(male) Dolla, Dolver, .. Middle name pairings:
Dolley Emilie (D.E.), ..
How popular is Dolley?
Dolley is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#33380 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Dorothy (#714 last year), Dorthy, Dotty, Dolly, Doll, Dollie and Dodie are the popular varying forms of Dolley (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Dolley were favored as birth names during 1920-1929 (adoption of 5.2%) and have become significantly less popular since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Dolley is alike in pronunciation to Dalla, Daly, Delie, Della▼, Delli, Delly, Dilla, Dilli and Dola. Other suggested similar names are Alley, Billey, Calley, Coley, Collet, Colly, Corley, Daile, Dale▼, Dalles, Dayle, Dell, Delle, Dielle, Dodey, Dorcey, Dorey, Dorsey, Halley, Holle, Hollee, Holles, Holley, Holly▼, Joley, Jooley, Kalley, Kelley▼, Lilley, Lolly, Mollee, Molley, Molly, Nelley, Pollee (see Polly), Polley, Polly▼, Salley, Talley, Tilley, Valley and Yolley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dolley.See names in meaning and etymology.