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The name Holly is of English origin, and means holly.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Holly has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Holly
Use of the Name Holly for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
188,828 177,808 83,488 17,511 6,820 2,321 1,100
The table below indicates the number of times the name Holly has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Holly
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  9765
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1885  8776
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1888  7838
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1894  8198
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193698249  
1937    
193886766  
193983070  
194082974  
1941610134  
1942490231  
1943410318  
1944412306  
1945353382  
1946330508  
1947295707  
1948294669  
1949307632  
1950265835  
19512361,070  
19522141,314  
19531991,563  
19541672,092  
19551442,500  
19561622,327  
19571572,394  
19581682,239  
19591672,292  
19601612,578  
19611602,574  
19621482,923  
19631323,130  
19641203,478  
19651133,353  
19661013,397  
19671093,155  
19681033,417  
1969874,131  
1970754,931  
1971764,742  
1972714,372  
1973545,116  
1974565,131  
1975555,045  
1976565,176  
1977525,458  
1978554,970  
1979485,491  
1980525,280  
1981634,560  
1982614,680  
1983486,381  
1984535,920  
1985565,596  
1986624,842  
1987714,256  
1988724,215  
1989793,896  
1990893,768  
19911053,286  
1992993,345  
19931083,031  
19941122,921  
19951262,543  
19961302,436  
19971512,054  
19981631,915  
19991801,743  
20001891,686  
20012191,456  
20022291,357  
20032611,221  
20042931,100  
Totals:  188,828 27

During the last 125 years, parents have used Holly as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Holly appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 68 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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