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This was the name of James Madison's wife, only she spelled it DOLLEY.
AndrewJKD  4/20/2005
"Dolley" Madison's actual name was Dorothea.
sarahj  12/4/2005
Famous bearer of this name is Dolly Parton, a popular country singer. In her case Dolly is not short for anything but is her first given name.
Amatire  11/7/2005
It is the most horrible name for a girl on this earth! Do not name your daughter Dolly. It stinks.
― Anonymous User  6/12/2006
Sounds sweet, but too soft. No thanks, I prefer Dolores.
nirvana1807  7/11/2006
Great name for sheep.
― Anonymous User  10/9/2006
One of the many nicknames of Dolores Haze (Lolita). Also the little girl in the comic strip Family Circus.
Marauder  11/9/2006
Very great name for a sheep.
Taydbug112  12/18/2006
Sounds overly-tacky and cheap - thumbs down.
Surreal  12/28/2006
Dolly Levi is the title character of the Broadway musical "Hello Dolly!" She's a lively, independent, romantic and downright charming woman. In 1969, Barbra Streisand played Dolly Levi in the movie adaption.
Lilya  2/7/2007
Darya "Dolly" Schterbatskya was a character in Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina". I think this name is a bad name, but a cute nickname that should stop being used once the child reaches age 8 or so.
TheLastMontague  4/18/2007
You'd have to be a very cool person to pull this off, and the name sounds hopelessly old-fashioned, somewhat infantile, and quite ditzy.
slight night shiver  4/21/2008
This can also be short for Dolores.
YMPvt  7/30/2008
I love Dolly -- not as a given name, but as a nickname for Dorothy! Like Sally, it can be a pleasing surprise.
EmilyOlive  7/31/2008
This name would be quite pretty if it wasn't a type of toy.
― Anonymous User  2/3/2009
My friend's name is Dolores and we call her Dolly. She spells her nickname Doli. Dolly and Doli are pronounced the same.
enchy  5/7/2009
Dolly was the name of the first cloned sheep and the first clone of an adult animal. The scientists named her after Dolly Parton. After her death, she was stuffed. You can see her in the Scottish National Museum.
Kaat5  6/10/2009
Dolly is such a cute name! :3.
― Anonymous User  3/15/2014
I used to get beat up because of this name, made me tough. Now the boys are real nice to me. For some reason men like this name... I Don't Know.
― Anonymous User  8/9/2015
Dolly Varden is a character in Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens.
― Anonymous User  8/25/2015
The name Dolly was given to 30 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/16/2016
Very, very ditzy-sounding. The association with Dolly Parton also gives it a country vibe, as in "living in the backwoods of Kentucky" kind of vibe.
Acajou  9/17/2017

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