Gender: Male Origin of Holly: English nature name

Holly Origin and Meaning

The name Holly is a boy's name .

Jolly Holly has always been among the favorite names for Christmas babies, evoking the symbolic shrub with dark green leaves and bright red berries. And Holly is the flower for the month of December, so it's also among the perfect names for December babies. Holly is scarcely heard on baby boys, but Robin Tunney and Nicky Marmet used it as the middle name for their son Oscar.

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fearlessfirefly Says:


Sounds much better on a girl to me.