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What does Holli mean?

Holli Pronunciation of Holli [hol-li] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and Holli means "the holly tree". Holli is an alternate form of Holly (Old English).

Associated with: old english, tree.


Holli has 5 variants: Hollee, Holleigh, Holley, Hollie and Hollye.

Creative forms:
(female) Hili, Holmi, ..

(male) Holdi, Holi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Holli Rania (H.R.), ..

How popular is Holli?

Holli is a very prominent first name for women (#1486 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Holli was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #661 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Holli name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Holli outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Holley, Hollie and Holly (#490 from recent data) are the popular variation forms of Holli. Other forms, like Holleigh, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Holli reached its most widespread in the 1980s (average #653) and is now significantly lower (#1622, down 91.3%), with forms such as Hollie becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Holli, Holley, Hollie, Holly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hollie, Holly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Holli is pronounced similarly to Haelie, Haely, Hailie, Haillie, Haily, Hala, Halah, Halea, Haley, Hali, Halia, Halie, Halley, Halli, Hallie, Hally, Haylie, Helia, Hella, Hellee, Hellia, Hillie and Hilly. Other recommended names are Ailli, Alli, Billi, Calli, Celli, Delli, Dilli, Dolli, Elli, Halle, Harli, Helle, Hildi, Hill, Hille, Holda, Holde (see Holda), Holle, Holles, Hollis, Holliss (see Hollis), Jilli, Joli, Kalli, Kelli, Lilli, Melli, Milli, Molli, Nelli, Poli, Polli, Salli, Tilli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be less frequently used than Holli.

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