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Popularity
158k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Molly

Gender: Girl. Ranked #445 most popular

What does the name "Molly" mean?

Molly (English): Of the Sea or Bitter

The name "Molly" is of English origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yllom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mlloy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Molly" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Molly? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 157,559 babies born with the name Molly in the United States. That's more than enough Mollies to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 18 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Molly" was in 1991 with a total of 4,651 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mollies)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Molly" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 24 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 3,711 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Molly popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Molly in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Molly

Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald is an actress, singer, dancer, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1977 to present. Molly was born in 1968 as Molly Kathleen Ringwald in Roseville, California, United States.

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Molly Parker

Molly Parker is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Molly was born in 1972 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.

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Molly Sims

Molly Sims is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Molly was born in 1973 in Murray, Kentucky, U.S.

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Molly Shannon

Molly Shannon is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Molly was born in 1964 as Molly Helen Shannon in Shaker Heights, OhioUnited States.

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Molly Holly

Molly Holly is a professional wrestler. Molly was born in 1978 as Nora Kristina Greenwald in Forest Lake, Minnesota.

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Molly Price

Molly Price is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Molly was born in 1966 as Molly Evan Price in North Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S.

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Past life for Molly born Jan 31, 1946

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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