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What does Polley mean?

Polley Pronunciation of Polley [pol-ley] as a girls' name has the meaning "star of the sea". Polley is an alternate spelling of Polly (English, Irish): transcription of Molly.

Associated with: star, sea.


Polley has 3 variants: Pollee, Polli and Pollie.

1 more related form via Polly: Poll.

Creative forms:
(female) Peley, Pollia, ..

(male) Polleh, Polpen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Polley Elsie (P.E.), ..

How popular is Polley?

Polley is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6415 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Polley (not ranked) are Polly and Pollie. Other variants, like Poll, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Polley reached its apex 135 years ago (usage of 0.04%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Polley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Polley is pronounced similarly to Pauly, Pella, Pola and Poli. Other recommended names are Alley, Billey, Calley, Coley, Collet, Colly, Corley, Dollee (see Dolly), Dolley, Dolly, Halley, Holle, Hollee, Holles, Holley, Holly, Joley, Jooley, Kalley, Kelley, Lilley, Lolly, Mollee, Molley, Molly, Nelley, Palles, Paule, Peale, Pealle, Peele, Perley, Philly, Posey, Salley, Talley, Tilley, Valley and Yolley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Polley.

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