Name: Holly

Meaning: The name is derived from the Old English hol lēah “the clearing by the hollow”.

Word for the evergreen shrub/tree with dark green leaves and bright red berries.

Traditionally a name given to girls born around the Christmas season

Hollis is an English surname derived from a Middle English holis “[dwelling by] holly trees”; it was also used as a masculine given name.

More spellings of the feminine name include… Hollie, Holli, Holleigh, Hollee, Hollye

Gender: Girl

Origin: English

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