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What does Moll mean?

Moll Pronunciation of Moll as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Moll is "star of the sea". Moll is an alternate form of Mary (Latin). Moll is also a variant of Molly (Irish, Latin).

ASSOCIATED WITH Mo-, star, sea



OTHER FORMS VIA MARY, MOLLY Mair, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mara, Mare, Marla, Marlo, May, Mimi, Moira, Moire, Mollee, Molley, Molli, Mollie, Morag, Moya, Poll, Polly



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How popular is Moll?

Moll is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4739 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Moll (NOT IN TOP 2000) are Malia (#313 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Mallie, Mame, Mara (#739), Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), May (#1658), Mimi, Moira (#1645), Mollie (#1001), Molly (#144) and Polly. Other variants, like Mal, are seldom used. These relations of Moll were popular in the 1880s (MEDIAN #1066) and are now much less common (#1355, 95.2%). Mary is the all-time favorite, though Mara has become trendy as well, while versions like Mary are now less popular. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mara, Marla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlo, Mary, May, Mimi, Moira in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mollie, Molly, Polly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mary, Mollie, Molly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Moll is pronounced similarly to Maelle, Mel and Mille. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bell, Dell, Doll, Gill, Gull, Hill, Jill, Joell, Jyll, Mala, Mali, Mally, Mela, Mella, Melli, Melly, Merl, Mila, Milla, Milli, Milly, Mo, Moia, Moja, Mona, Mone, Mora, Myla, Nell and Noell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moll.

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