What does Holley mean?
(female) Hiley, Hilley, ..
(male) Holhes, Holwes, .. Middle name pairings:
Holley Darby (H.D.), ..
How popular is Holley?
Holley is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2319 out of 4276, Top 54%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#1098 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Holley was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #1328 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Holly (#490 from recent data), Hollie and Holli are the popular varying forms of Holley. Usage of these forms of Holley was at its apex 35 years ago (median #653) and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Holly becoming somewhat dated.
Holley is pronounced similarly to Haeley, Haely, Hailea, Hailee, Hailey, Haily, Halea, Haley▼, Halie▼, Halley, Halli, Hallie, Hally, Haylea, Haylee, Hayley▼, Hella, Hellee, Hellia, Hillie and Hilly. Other suggested similar names are Alley, Billey, Calley, Coley, Collet, Colly, Corley, Dollee (see Dolly), Dolley, Dolly▼, Hadley▲, Halle▼, Harley▲, Hedley, Helle, Hellen▼, Hill, Hille, Hillery, Holde (see Holda), Holle, Holles, Holless (see Hollis), Hollis, Honey, 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 less frequently used than Holley.See names in meaning and etymology.