Polly Name Meaning and Origin

Polly is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Polly means “Rebellious Woman”.


Polly Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Gaelic”



Polly is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “PAHL + ee”


Polly Name Meaning:

Polly is a variant of Molly, itself a diminutive of Mary. The reason for the change in spelling is that in the Middle Ages Ps were commonly exchanged for Ms in nicknames. It’s the name of a song by Nirvana, as well as a play by John Gay. Later on, Polly bacame a name of its own right.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Pollie, Pollee, Polley


Famous people with this name:

Polly Adams – actress

Polly Brown – singer

Polly Draper – actress

Polly James – actress

Polly Holliday – actress

Polly Moran – actress

Polly Samson – writer

Polly Shannon – actress

Polly Walker – actress




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