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Poll (girl)

What does Poll mean?

Poll Pronunciation of Poll [poll] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Poll) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Poll is "star of the sea". Poll is an alternate spelling of Mary (Latin). Poll is also a variation of Polly (English, Irish).

Associated with: star, sea.


9 related forms via Mary, Polly: Mal, Moll, Mollie, Molly, Moya, Pollee, Polley, Polli and Pollie.

Creative forms:
(female) Pill, Poly, ..

(male) Poley, Popo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Poll Malia (P.M.), ..

How popular is Poll?

Poll is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#14060 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Mary (#124 last year), Molly (#144), Mollie (#1001), Polly and Pollie are the prominent alternative forms of Poll (unlisted). These forms of Poll were favored as birth names during the years 1880-1889 (average #295) and are now significantly less common (#1053, 96% less usage), with versions like Mollie becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Poll is pronounced similarly to Paule, Peale, Peall, Pealle and Peele. Other suggested similar names are Bell, Dell, Doll, Gill, Gull, Hill, Jill, Joell, Jyll, Nell, Noell, Pali, Paola, Pella, Perl, Phil, Pola, Poli and Posy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Poll.

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