Origin of the name Molly
Molly, of Hebrew origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Molly are in general originating from Israel, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Molly across the world, see Mary.
Name meaning of Molly
- Name Number: 5
- Interpretation: Motion, Change, Freedom, Diversity, Liberty, Choice, Interest, Search, Risk, Danger, Fear
History and Related Information
English and Irish: long-established pet form of Mary, representing an altered version of the earlier pet form Mally. The name is chiefly associated with Ireland, although it is not Gaelic. It is at present somewhat out of fashion.
Popularity of the given name
The name Molly is ranked on the 517ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 536600 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.017% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Molly has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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