US Popularity:11878
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Hole; Hollow, bog; Cave; Hell; Holly tree
Encourage baby’s hidden powers and badass spirit with the name Holle. This gender-neutral name has a variety of roots and meanings to inspire your little one throughout their journey. Thanks to its German and English roots, it can come from the Old English word holh, meaning “hole,” and can translate to “hollow,” “cave,” or “bog.” If you want to connect baby to nature or help them find their own private space to be themselves, Holle can have plenty of hidden strength. To extend their natural roots, Holle can also be a variant of the feminine English name Holly, connecting baby to the iconic holly plant. Holle may also come from the German last names Hoelle or Hölle, translating to “hell.” While this meaning may seem sinister at first, don’t let that discourage you. Back in the day, a hell could refer to a hollow or a wild, steep place of land. You could also interpret it to be linked to Hel, the Norse goddess of death. If you want to encourage baby’s connection to the macabre or celebrate their wild side, Holle can make for a hell-raising choice!

Holle Name Popularity Data

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in 1995
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from 1994
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