US Popularity:12254
Origin:British
Meaning:Holy day
Holiday is a gender-neutral name of Old English origin, deriving from the words “holy day.” Once used to refer to holy days in the Christian calendar, such as Christmas and Easter, it can now mean any kind of celebration. Baby’s birth will certainly be a cause to celebrate, so why not mark the occasion by giving them this cheerful name? In the UK and Ireland, “holiday” is also used to mean “vacation,” further associating the name with fun, joy, and relaxation. Holiday is also a surname, most famously borne by jazz singer Billie Holiday as her stage name.

Famous People Named Holiday

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  • Billie Holiday
    Musician

Holiday Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Holiday is currently #12254 in U.S. births
Girl:Holiday is currently #12450 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
#12450
in 2022
- 1470
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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