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Molly

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Meaning and origin
Molly is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Bitter`.


Where is it used?
The name Molly is mainly used in English.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Mair (In Welsh)
María (In Spanish)
Mŕiri (In Scottish)
Marya (In Russian)
Maryam (In Muslim)
Mariam (In Muslim)
Moirrey (In Manx)
Miriam (In Jewish, English and in the bible)
Máirín (In Irish)
Máire (In Irish)
Mara (In Hungarian)
Mária (In Hungarian)
Mele (In Hawaiian)
Malia (In Hawaiian)
Maleah (In Hawaiian)
Marie (In French and in Czech)
Maija (In Finnish)
Mamie (In English)
Marilyn (In English)
Marija (In Croatian, Slovene, Serbian and in Lithuanian)
Mariamne (In Other languages)
Melle (In Other languages)


In combination with other names:
In English: Maryanne (F)
In English: Marylou (F)
In English: Maryann (F)
In English: Rosemary (F)
In English: Marian (F)
In English: Marilena (F)
In English: Marilene (F)


For the opposite sex use:
In Other languages: Marian (M)


See also
In Welsh, Finnish and in Hungarian: Mari (F)
In Russian: Masha (F)
In Italian, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Greek, Polish, Romanian and in English: Maria (F)
In English and in the bible: Mary (F)
In English: Polly (F)
In English: Pollie (F)
In English: Marion (F)
In English: Pollyanna
In English: Mariel (F)
In English: Mollie (F)
In Dutch: Marijke (F)
In Czech, Slovak and in Hungarian: Marika (F)


Extra information:
From Old English.

What Molly`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Molly:
    i have a friend called kahlan marshall and kaitlin summersby
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing because im awesome
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    it would be i dont know
    Extra information:
    no
  2. The best thing about the name Molly:
    it's short and original
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its a dogs name, and all of the meanings are horrible
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    it would be Grace or Caroline
    Extra information:
  3. The best thing about the name Molly:
    There's not that many Mollys.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Molly McButter
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:

    Extra information:
    Common nicknames- Mo, Momo, Mols
  4. The best thing about the name Molly:
    call 1278936984 for a good time
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Molly....:

    Extra information:
  5. The best thing about the name Molly:
    no one has the name!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    not enough nicknames :(
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    my name would be Mallory
    Extra information:
    my name is Molly Clarisse!!!
  6. The best thing about the name Molly:
    its cute and semi uncommon
    The worst thing about the name:
    when your older you feel kinda dumb because its kinda a baby name
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    i would like to be named Hazel, or Roslyn
    Extra information:
    i get the nickname moll a lot. oh and molls balls.
  7. The best thing about the name Molly:
    im hot
    The worst thing about the name:
    being 2 hot
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    mrs. bieber
    Extra information:
    youre welcome
  8. The best thing about the name Molly:
    The 'Y' at the end makes It sound pretty
    The worst thing about the name:
    'Good Golly Miss Molly' . All of my Teachers call me that.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    If I were a boy I'd be Ben, otherwise I'd be Jenny or Olivia
    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Molly:
    It has the right touch of feminine and cute but it can be tough too. It's pretty uncommon.
    The worst thing about the name:
    What's up with it being a dog name? It's a little to cutesy sometimes when you get older.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:

    Extra information:
    I get called Mo, Molls, Mol.
  10. The best thing about the name Molly:
    hardly anyone else is called molly and its original
    The worst thing about the name:
    the nickname mol because the meaning for it is mole and i get called poo because of moo and every second dog you see is called molly
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    i would be completely different
    Extra information:
    its cool but it gets a bit old having people you just met or dont really know you trying to call you mol
  11. The best thing about the name Molly:
    I get to right a 'Y' with a curl.
    The worst thing about the name:
    You get called 'Mol':/
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    I wouldn't be me.
    Extra information:
    It is a really old english name.
  12. The best thing about the name Molly:
    it has alot of different nicknames if you dont like the actual name
    The worst thing about the name:
    it means bitter or sea of bitterness
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    i woulndt have a name now would i?
    Extra information:
    molly also means star of the sea and in hebrew it means lamb
  13. The best thing about the name Molly:
    i like the nickname mols
    The worst thing about the name:
    its childish
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    i'd be bennie or ben
    Extra information:
  14. The best thing about the name Molly:
    spunky and feminine
    The worst thing about the name:
    cutesy
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    Charlotte
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Molly:
    Yup, that'll do it. You have my appriecaotin.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Yup, that'll do it. You have my appriecaotin.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    Yup, that'll do it. You have my appriecaotin.
    Extra information:
    Yup, that'll do it. You have my appriecaotin.
  16. The best thing about the name Molly:
    Cool! That's a cleevr way of looking at it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Cool! That's a cleevr way of looking at it!
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    Cool! That's a cleevr way of looking at it!
    Extra information:
    Cool! That's a cleevr way of looking at it!
  17. The best thing about the name Molly:
    No one has it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Alot of dogs are named Molly.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    I wouldn't want another name!
    Extra information:
    I love being a Molly, if I wasn't a Molly I'd name my daughter MOlly!
  18. The best thing about the name Molly:
    its cute
    The worst thing about the name:
    lots of people have it
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    i would like it to be emma
    Extra information:
  19. The best thing about the name Molly:
    Its warm and friendly.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its a childish name. Doesn't usually fit with adults. And people think your name is REALLY Margaret
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    I was originally Sarah Elizabeth. Mom changed it when she saw me... or so she says...?
    Extra information:
  20. The best thing about the name Molly:
    It's a cute name, but not many people have it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    It'a bit boring.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    I'd want to be name Charlotte
    Extra information:
    Not many nicknames...
  21. The best thing about the name Molly:
    its sooooo cute and it sounds friendly
    The worst thing about the name:
    people spelling it wrong ugh that annoys me when people spell it mollie
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    um...probably Jackie
    Extra information:
    i love the nicknames my friend calls me molls lol
  22. The best thing about the name Molly:
    its cute and friendly.
    The worst thing about the name:
    alot of people name their dogs this! so people always say, oh thats my dogs name
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    it would have been tommy-john. thank goodness i was a girl or i would have been destined to be a dork
    Extra information:
    i love my name more and more the older i get
  23. The best thing about the name Molly:
    The variation of the name - Moll! It means ' a gangsters girlfriend'... awesome... :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people say it means bitter when it actually means bitterly wanted... or at least thats what i believe... also that song polly had a dolly, everyone changes it to Molly had a dolly
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    I would be Amanda or Darcy... if I was a boy i'd be called albert... im glad im a girl!!!!
    Extra information:
    It has heaps of meanings - bitterly wanted, bitter, gangstas gf, star of the sea, the perfect one... but they are not all the main ones...
  24. The best thing about the name Molly:
    old fashioned and cute
    The worst thing about the name:
    The nicknames that come along with it.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    I wouldn't want my name to be anything else. If I would have been a boy it would have been Benjamin
    Extra information:
  25. The best thing about the name Molly:
    Molly is an elite name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Molly McButter, Good Golly Miss Molly.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    ?
    Extra information:
    It's a great name to have.
  26. The best thing about the name Molly:
    Theres a lot of fun songs you can make up about the name Molly. My husband has an extensive repertoire.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Molly....:

    Extra information:
  27. The best thing about the name Molly:
    it's special
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always say 'here comes the molly big fat and jolly
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    my name would change and i'd have different parents
    Extra information:
  28. The best thing about the name Molly:
    i love the 'Y' at the end. it seems happy. my family and friends give me lots of nicknames and it they are pretty funy nicknames. i love my name i wouldnt change it at all. sure its getting more common. but to me its very original and unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    i get confused when someone says mom, mommy, along those lines. especially when they are far away. and since people call me 'moll' i talk to people who are really talking to their mom.
    If my name wasn`t Molly....:
    yeah, well i dont know. maybe. my dad was going to name me marlenna.- to go along with my younger sisters name arrianna[ even though she is my half sister0 i think molly in fun and unique. and i really like the name molly. its a complete irish name and im mostly irish. i love my name really. it fits me
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More `Molly` links
Molly as abbreviation
Actors named Molly
Molly in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Molly

Molly appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 97. In the last 128 years Molly has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 13 times. 1991 was a `top year` for the name Molly. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #74. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
200797
2006105
200597
200497
2003100
2002107
200191
200095
1999102
1998108
199798
199699
199599
199496
199387
199283
199174
199080
1980133
1970258
1960361
1950324
1940348
1930362
1920427
1910316
1900411
1890372
1880400


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Chloe
I think it is a great name because it is my cousins name.
cierra
I~HEART~THIS~NAME!!!


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