What does Polly mean?
Related girl name: Paula.Creative forms:
(female) Pialy, Pollya, ..
(male) Polle, Polleh, .. Middle name pairings:
Polly Nalani (P.N.), ..
How popular is Polly?
Polly is a very prominent first name for women (#582 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#11910 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Polly was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #281 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Polly listed in the Top 2000 are Mary (#124 a year ago), Molly (#144), Paula (#889), Mollie (#1001) and Pollie. Usage of these forms of Polly was common during the years 1880-1889 (average #329) and has become much diminished since (#1026, ▼96%), with versions like Polly going out of style.
Polly▼ is alike in pronunciation to Pali, Paola▼, Pauli, Paulla, Pauly, Pelia, Pella, Pola and Poli. 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▼, Lally, Lilly▲, Lolly, Mally, Melly, Milly, Nelly, Philly, Poppy▲, Posey, Posy, Sally▼, Tally, Tilly, Tully, Vally, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Polly.See names in meaning and etymology.