star of the sea

ORIGIN:Irish
POPULARITY:384
Molly as a girl's name is of Irish origin and is a pet form of Mary meaning "star of the sea". It has been in use since the late Middle Ages. In the past, "moll" had meant a prostitute or a gangster's girlfriend, making the use of this name uncommon until now.

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