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What does Hollye mean?

Hollye Pronunciation of Hollye [hol-lye] as a girls' name has its root in Old English, and the name Hollye means "the holly tree". Hollye is an alternate spelling of Holly (Old English).

Associated with: old english, tree.


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

1 more alternative form via Holly: Hollyann.

Creative forms:
(female) Halye, Hulye, ..

(male) Hollet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hollye Katelyn (H.K.), ..

How popular is Hollye?

Hollye is an unusual given name for females. Hollye is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Holly (#490 from recent data), Hollie, Holli and Holley are the popular alternative forms of Hollye (not ranked). Other forms, like Hollee, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Hollye reached its highest 35 years ago (usage of 0.36%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.03%, 91.3% less), with versions like Holly going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Hollye is pronounced similarly to Haelie, Haely, Hailee, Hailie, Haillie, Haily, Haley, Halie, Halley, Halli, Hallie, Hally, Haylee, Haylie, Hella, Hellee, Hellia, Hillie and Hilly. Other recommended names are Billye, Collie, Colly, Dollee (see Dolly), Dollie, Dolly, Halle, Helle, Hill, Hille, Holde (see Holda), Hollace, Holle, Holles, Hollis, Kellye, Lollie, Lolly, Mollee, Mollie, Molly, Pollee (see Polly), Pollie, Polly and Yollie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hollye.

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