US Popularity:18168
Origin:British
Meaning:Holy day; Religious festival
It’s hard to hear the name Holliday and not think of Broadway dynamo Jennifer Holliday from Dreamgirls. Mainly English in origin, this gender-neutral gem comes from the name Holladay, which is derived from the Old English word haligdæg, meaning “holy day” or “religious festival.” The name Holliday was also said to be appointed to those born on a day of religious importance. So if your little one happens to arrive on a Sunday or during the Christmas season, a name like Holliday is a fine selection.

Holliday Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2021
#18065
in 2021
+ 247
from 2019
In comparison to the previous year's data
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