Given Name MOLLY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MAHL-ee   [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of MARY. It developed from Malle and Molle, other medieval diminutives. James Joyce used this name in his novel 'Ulysses' (1920), where it belongs to Molly Bloom, the wife of the main character.

Categories

actresses, Arthur characters, athletes, diminutives, Discworld characters, Divergent characters, Doctor Who companions, Harry Potter characters, literature, Sailor Moon characters, song titles, Star Trek characters, Thomas and Friends characters, Titanic characters, witches
VARIANTS: Mollie, Pollie, Polly
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mariam, Maryam (Arabic), Mariam (Armenian), Maria, Miren, Maia (Basque), Maryia (Belarusian), Mary, Miriam (Biblical), Maria, Mariam (Biblical Greek), Miriam (Biblical Hebrew), Maria (Biblical Latin), Mari (Breton), Maria, Mariya (Bulgarian), Maria, Mariona (Catalan), Maria (Corsican), Marija (Croatian), Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika (Czech), Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia (Danish), Maria, Marja, Marjo, Mirjam, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria (Dutch), Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika (Estonian), Maria (Faroese), Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut (Finnish), Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise (French), Maria, Maike, Mareike (Frisian), María (Galician), Mariam, Mariami, Meri (Georgian), Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria (German), Maria (Greek), Malia, Mele (Hawaiian), Miriam (Hebrew), Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska (Hungarian), María, Mæja (Icelandic), Máire, Mallaidh, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín (Irish), Maria, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi (Italian), Marija (Latvian), Marija (Lithuanian), Marija (Macedonian), Moirrey, Voirrey (Manx), Mere (Maori), Molle, Malle (Medieval English), Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia (Norwegian), Maria (Occitan), Maryam (Persian), Maria (Polish), Maria, Mariazinha (Portuguese), Maria (Romanian), Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana (Russian), Márjá (Sami), Maria (Sardinian), Màiri, Maura, Moira (Scottish), Marija (Serbian), Mária (Slovak), Marija, Mirjam (Slovene), María, Marita (Spanish), Maritza (Spanish (Latin American)), Mari, Maria, Marie, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My (Swedish), Meryem (Turkish), Maria, Mariya (Ukrainian), Meryem (Uyghur), Mair, Mairwen, Mari (Welsh)
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