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?
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