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What does Lolly mean?

Lolly Pronunciation of Lolly [lol-ly] as a name for girls is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the name Lolly means "emerald; the bay, or laurel plant". Lolly is an alternate spelling of Esmeralda (Spanish). Lolly is also a derivative of Laura (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).


Lolly has 2 variants: Lala and Lollie.

10 more related forms via Esmeralda, Laura: Lora, Loree, Loren, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorna, Lorri, Lorry and Lory.

Creative forms:
(female) Lolle, Loly, ..

(male) Lollaw, Lollea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lolly Amayah (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lolly?

Lolly is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#119644 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Lolly (not ranked) are Laura (#322 a year ago), Esmeralda (#369), Lori (#1608), Loren (#1891), Lorri, Lorry, Lory, Lorna, Lorie, Loree, Lollie, Lala and Lora. Adoption of these relations of Lolly was widespread among parents 6 decades ago (usage of 2.9%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.1%, 96%), with versions such as Esmeralda becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Esmeralda, Lala, Laura, Lollie, Lora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loree, Loren, Lori, Lorie, Lorna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorri, Lorry, Lory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lorna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lolly is pronounced similarly to Laily, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Lalya, Layla, Lelah, Lelia, Lellia, Leola, Leyla, Lili, Lilie, Lilla, Lillia, Lillie, Lily, Loela, Loelia, Lola, Lolla, Loulou, Luella, Lulu and Lylah. Other suggested similar names are Ally, Billy, Cally, Cilly, Colly, Corly, Delly, Dolly, Elly, Gilly, Hally, Hilly, Holly, Jilly, Joelly, Joely, Joly, Jully, Kally, Kelly, Lesly, Lotty, Lovey, Mally, Melly, Milly, Molly, Nelly, Polly, Sally, Tally, Tilly, Tully, Vally, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lolly.

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