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Origin:Irish
Meaning:star of the sea
With Irish origins, Molly is a girl’s name which is simply put, quintessentially Irish. Meaning “star of the sea,” there are many Irish Mollys that have gone down in Gaelic folklore. Perhaps none more so than Molly Malone who was a fictional fishmonger and star of The Dubliners track Sweet Molly Malone. If you’re planning a trip to Dublin anytime soon, you can see a bronze statue of Molly in the city. If you’re looking to pay homage to your Irish roots, look no further than Molly.
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