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What does Molli mean?

Molli Pronunciation of Molli [mol-li] as a name for girls. The name Molli means "star of the sea". Molli is an alternate spelling of Molly (Irish, Latin): pet variation of Mary.

Associated with: star, sea.


Molli has 3 variants: Mollee, Molley and Mollie.

1 more alternative form via Molly: Moll.

Creative forms:
(female) Mauli, Mollia, ..

(male) Moli, Molmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Molli Yaretzy (M.Y.), ..

How popular is Molli?

Molli is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Molli (not ranked) are Mollie (#1001 from recent data) and Molly (#144). These forms of Molli were at the peak of their popularity 4 years ago (median #364) and are somewhat less widespread today (#572, 47.6% less usage), with the form Mollie becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Molli is pronounced similarly to Maillie, Mala, Malea, Maleia, Mali, Malia, Mallie, Mally, Meelia, Mela, Melia, Mella, Melli, Mellie, Melly, Melya, Mila, Milla, Millee, Milli, Millie, Milly and Myla. Other suggested similar names are Ailli, Alli, Billi, Calli, Celli, Delli, Dilli, Dolli, Elli, Halli, Holli, Jilli, Joli, Kalli, Kelli, Lilli, Magli, Mille, Nelli, Poli, Polli, Salli, Tilli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be more frequently used than Molli.

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