Given Name POLLY

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

Meaning & History

Medieval variant of MOLLY. The reason for the change in the initial consonant is unknown.
VARIANTS: Mollie, Molly, Pollie
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mariam, Maryam (Arabic), Mariam (Armenian), Maria, Miren (Basque), Maryia (Belarusian), Mary, Miriam (Biblical), Maria, Mariam (Biblical Greek), Miriam (Biblical Hebrew), Maria (Biblical Latin), Mari (Breton), Maria, Mariya (Bulgarian), Maria (Catalan), Maria (Corsican), Marija (Croatian), Marie (Czech), Mari, Maria, Marie, Marianne (Danish), Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Manon, Marianne, Marijse, Marja, Marjan (Dutch), Maarja, Mari, Mirjam (Estonian), Maria (Faroese), Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Marianne (Finnish), Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise (French), Maria (Frisian), María (Galician), Mariam, Mariami, Meri (Georgian), Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Marianne (German), Maria (Greek), Maryamu (Hausa), Malia, Mele (Hawaiian), Miriam (Hebrew), Mária, Mara (Hungarian), María (Icelandic), Máire, Mallaidh, Maura, Moira (Irish), Maria (Italian), Marija (Latvian), Marija (Lithuanian), Marija (Macedonian), Moirrey, Voirrey (Manx), Mere (Maori), Molle, Malle (Medieval English), Mari, Maria, Marie, Marianne (Norwegian), Maria (Occitan), Maryam (Persian), Maria (Polish), Maria (Portuguese), Maria (Romanian), Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana (Russian), Márjá (Sami), Maria (Sardinian), Màiri, Maura, Moira (Scottish), Marija (Serbian), Mária (Slovak), Marija, Mirjam (Slovene), Marja (Sorbian), María (Spanish), Mari, Maria, Marie, Marianne (Swedish), Meryem (Turkish), Maria, Mariya (Ukrainian), Maryam (Urdu), Meryem (Uyghur), Mair, Mairwen, Mari (Welsh)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008