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What does Hollie mean?

Hollie Pronunciation of Hollie [hol-lie] as a girls' name is an Old English name, and the name Hollie means "the holly tree". Hollie is a version of Holly (Old English).

Associated with: old english, tree.


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

Creative forms:
(female) Helie, Hilie, ..

(male) Holid, Hollet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hollie Georgina (H.G.), ..

How popular is Hollie?

Hollie is a very popular first name for females (#962 out of 4276, Top 22%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#13396 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hollie reached its peak rank of #431 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Hollie ranked in the Top 2000 are Holley, Holli and Holly (#490 via latest list). Other variants, like Holleigh, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Hollie was more pronounced 35 years ago (adoption of 0.4%) and is now much reduced, with versions like Hollie becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Hollie is alike in pronunciation to Haelie, Hailee, Hailie, Haillie, Hali, Halia, Halie, Halley, Halli, Hallie, Hally, Haylee, Haylie, Helia, Hella, Hellee, Hellia, Hillie and Hilly. Other recommended names are Aillie, Billie, Callie, Cellie, Collice, Collie, Colline, Collis, Corlie, Dollee (see Dolly), Dolli, Dollie, Ellie, Gillie, Goldie, Halle, Harlie, Helle, Hildie, Hill, Hille, Holde (see Holda), Hollace, Holle, Holles, Hollis, Holliss (see Hollis), Honie, Huldie, Jillie, Jolie, Joolie, Kallie, Kellie, Kolline, Lallie, Lillie, Lollie, Mallie, Mellie, Millie, Mollee, Molli, Mollie, Nellie, Ollie, Polli, Pollie, Polline (see Paulina), Rolline, Tallie, Tillie, Wallie, Yolie, Yollie and Zoelie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hollie.

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