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Pollyanna

What does Pollyanna mean?

Pollyanna Pronunciation of Pollyanna [pollyan-na] as a girls' name. Eleanor Porter's novel "Pollyanna" made the name proverbial for one who sees the bright side of every situation. See also Polly.

Associated with: novel (literary), bright (light).

Variations

Creative forms:
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Middle name pairings:
Pollyanna Sandra (P.S.), ..

How popular is Pollyanna?

Pollyanna is an uncommon given name for women and a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Pollyanna (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Polly. This form of Pollyanna reached the apex of its popularity in the 1880s (#281), but now, Polly has fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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


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