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Let's not forget the famous Polly Pocket. I loved that toy.
-- ars musica  12/5/2005
Polly is the name of a character on the sitcom "Fawlty Towers" (played by Connie Booth). It is also the name of a Nirvana song.
-- Anonymous User  12/19/2005
Jennifer Aniston played a Polly in the film Along Came Polly.
-- Anonymous User  12/29/2005
A famous bearer is singer/songwriter Polly Jean Harvey.
-- Ylva  4/26/2006
Polly is the name of the heroine in C.S. Lewis's "The Magician's Nephew."
-- Eruanna_Meldiriel  6/21/2006
Polly Klaas was the 12 year old murdered a few years back.
-- claraelizabethann  8/27/2006
Polly Jean is the real name of the singer PJ Harvey. I think it's great.
-- Anonymous User  1/20/2007
A famous bearer is Polly Draper.
-- Mitzi  4/4/2007
Aunt Polly is Tom Sawyer's aunt in the famous Mark Twain book.
-- jj21jj  10/26/2007
Polly Wright, a companion of the First and Second Doctors on "Doctor Who".
-- FMRadio  2/2/2008
Wow, I can't believe no one has mentioned Sweet Polly Purebred, the girlfriend of Underdog! Doesn't anyone remember that show?

I used to have a doll named Polly when I was little, maybe about 4 or 5.
-- _0TophasNails_1  11/16/2008
A famous bearer is American actress Polly Bergen (born July 14, 1930). She is well-known for her variety of television appearances, including a panelist in "To Tell the Truth", Fran Felstein in "The Sopranos", Mackenzie Allen's mother in "Commander in Chief", and Lynette Scavo's mother in "Desperate Housewives".
-- AndrewJKD  7/9/2009
Polly (real name Mary) is the second-oldest child in the 19th century Five Little Peppers serial, and probably the character who gets the most coverage.
-- Anyechka  9/1/2009
Polly Berry was an African American kidnapped and forced into slavery in the nineteenth century. She successfully sued for the freedom of herself and her daughter.
-- vomiting  9/10/2009
Polly was a popular single from American rock group Nirvana's 1991 album Nevermind. The song was based on the true story of a teenage girl who was raped and tortured in the late 1980s.
-- vomiting  9/10/2009
British journalist Polly Toynbee (b. 1946); her birth name was Mary Louisa Toynbee.
-- Just Jonquil  11/17/2009
Polly was a charcter in the Charlotte Bronte novel Vilette. She was a little girl that the main character Lucy Snowe knew as a child and later met as an adult. Polly was a pet name her father gave her, though it was short for Paulina.
-- britto08  1/27/2010
There is the nursery rhyme Polly Put the Kettle On.
-- Anonymous User  3/22/2010
Bearers of the name "Polly" which deserve mention...
*Polly of a series of books by Emma C. Dowd from the 1900s about a girl named Polly, an orphan who was adopted by the doctor who cared for her on her trip to the hospital after an accident.

*Polly Pepper of the "Five Little Peppers" books by Margaret Sydney [her given name was Mary but she was never called that]

*Polly Milton of Louisa May Alcott's "An Old Fashioned Girl"

*And of course Sweet Polly Purebred, Underdog's girlfriend on the Underdog superhero shows-- Who can forget her?
-- anoldfashionedgirl  3/12/2013

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