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About the name Molly in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Polly
Is diminutive of:Mary
US 2015 rank:#144     ... 142:Lyla, 143:Makayla, 144:Molly, 145:Emilia, 146:Mya ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Dolly, Holly, Milly, Olly, Polly, Ally, Billy, Colby, Elly, Emilly     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Molly

Meaning/translation:maybe bitterness
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:as the name of Mary, the mother of Jesus, a symbol for pure and deep love
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe it means bitterness
 another possibility is an Egyptian origin with the name derived from mry (beloved)
 Maria is the Greek/Latin original form, Mirjam the older Aramaic/Hebrew form
 probably the most often used Christian female name
Words:mirjam = the bitterness  Aramaic
 mry = the beloved  Egyptian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Maria Germany 1998,  1:María Madrid 1998,  1:Marie Germany 2009,  1:Mary England+Wales 1914,  1:Marija Macedonia 2011,  1:Mariana Colombia 2011,  1:Mia Germany First 2015,  1:Mária Hungary 2014,  1:Mía Puerto Rico 2014,  2:Manon France 2003
Somehow related to:Mariano/Mariana, Marielena, Marlene
Old/original forms:Maria Latin, Mariam Old Greek, Mariamne Hebrew, Mirjam Aramaic
Name variants:Maaike, Maï, Maija, Maika, Maike, Maiken, Máire, Mairi, Máirín, Majken, Maleah, Malia, Maliah, Mamie, Manca, Manja, Manon, Mara, Maraike, Marei, Mareika, Mareike, Mareile, Mari, Mari, Maria, María, Mária, Mariah, Mariam, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariane, Marica, Marie, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Mariele, Mariell, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marija, Marijke, Marika, Marike, Marilyn, Mariola, Marion, Mariona, Marisa, Marishka, Mariska, Marissa, Marita, Maritta, Maritza, Mariya, Mariya, Mariyah, Mariyka, Marja, Marja, Marjatta, Marjet, Marusa, Marusha, Marushka, Mary, Marya, Maryam, Masa, Mascha, Masha, Maureen, May, Meeri, Meike, Meriem, Merjem, Mery, Meryem, Mhairi, Mia, Mía, Miah, Mie, Mieke, Mija, Mimi, Mimmi, Minnie, Miriam, Mirijam, Mirja, Mirjam, Miya, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Monja, Moyra, Myah, Myriam, Myrjam, Polly, Ria, Riana   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2015 74,  2014 83,  2013 75,  2012 61,  2011 53,  2010 54,  2009 45,  2008 38,  2007 57,  2006 45,  2005 322004 36,  2003 44,  2002 50
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2011 742010 75,  2009 92,  2008 84
England+WalesGraph2015 46,  2014 41,  2013 35,  2012 39,  2011 46,  2010 42,  2009 40,  2008 32,  2007 29,  2006 24,  2005 21,  2004 20,  2003 19,  2002 142001 16,  2000 19,  1999 22,  1998 23
IrelandGraph2015 31,  2014 29,  2013 33,  2012 27,  2011 33,  2010 31,  2009 26,  2008 25,  2007 232006 25,  2005 25,  2004 31,  2003 37,  2002 33,  2001 31,  2000 43,  1999 63
New ZealandGraph2015 92,  2014 67,  2013 58,  2012 40,  2011 53,  2010 37,  2009 332008 46
NorwayGraph2015 166,  2012 167,  2011 1592010 195
ScotlandGraph2015 46,  2014 34,  2013 45,  2012 42,  2011 45,  2010 51,  2009 40,  2008 38,  2007 40,  2006 31,  2005 31,  2004 262003 27,  2002 31,  2001 30,  2000 49,  1999 65,  1998 61
SwedenGraph2015 12,  2014 10,  2013 15,  2012 9,  2011 82010 11,  2009 11,  2008 18,  2007 30,  2006 42,  2005 52,  2004 59,  2003 58,  2002 69,  2001 75,  2000 83,  1999 85,  1998 91
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 99,  1990-1999 931980-1989 108,  1970-1979 180
USA yearlyGraph2015 144,  2014 122,  2013 102,  2012 90,  2011 782010 87,  2009 92,  2008 104,  2007 97,  2006 105,  2005 97,  2004 97,  2003 99,  2002 107,  2001 90,  2000 95,  1999 102,  1998 108,  1997 98,  1996 99,  1995 98,  1994 95,  1993 87
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