Holly Name Meaning

Irish: part-translation of Gaelic Mac Cuilinn (see McCullen) in County Kerry, and in Ulster sometimes a variant of McQuillan, also an Anglicized form of Mac Cuilinn. It is rarely of English origin. English: variant spelling of Holley. Possibly an altered spelling of Czech or Slovak Holý (see Holy).

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List of People with Surname Holly

Based on our public records, there are a total of 3,858 people with the surname Holly. Among these people surnamed Holly, there are approximately 659 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. John Holly, Charles Holly and Barbara Holly are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Holly, with 91, 34 and 31 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Holly, with a total of 418 people, and there are a total of 264 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Holly, with a total of 270 people and an average of 201 distinct names.