US Popularity:4700
Meaning:star of the sea; diminutive of Molly
Polly is a feminine name of Latin origin that means "star of the sea." Once used as an endearing pet name for "Molly" and "Mary," Polly has since matured into a timeless name in its own right. It also has Hebrew and English origins, with meanings ranging from "wish-for child" to "rebellion." Why not celebrate baby's star-quality or old soul with a name like this?

Polly Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Polly is currently #1167 on The Bump
Girl:Polly is currently #848 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Polly is currently #4700 in U.S. births
Girl:Polly is currently #2661 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 67
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Polly

  • Behind the Name, Polly, July 2008

  • Behind the Name, Molly, November 2020

  • Abarim Publications, Maria, November 2023

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