Holly
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
HAHL-ee
Meaning
Holly tree
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Holly originates in Old English language and is taken from the name of evergreen trees and shrubs, with red berries. It is typically used as a Christmas decoration and so might be given as a name to girls born around that time. As a feminine given name it has always been popular in the United States. It functions as a surname as well.

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