Mollie - girls name

Mollie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Mollie name meaning:

The name Mollie is derived from the Hebrew name Miriam, which means "bitter" or "wished-for child." Mollie is considered a diminutive or variant of the name Mary or Molly. It is a popular name in English-speaking countries and has been used as a given name for girls for centuries.

People with the name Mollie are often described as kind, compassionate, and caring individuals. They have a strong sense of empathy and are known for their ability to understand and support others. Mollies are often seen as reliable and trustworthy friends who are always there to lend a helping hand.

The name Mollie carries with it a sense of warmth and approachability. It is a name that evokes a sense of friendliness and charm. Overall, the name Mollie is associated with positive qualities and is often chosen for its friendly and caring nature.

Origin: English

From the Gaelic Maili which is a pet form of Mary, meaning bitter.

Related names

Mary , Mair , Maira , Maire, Mamie, Manon , Mari , Maria , Mariam , Mariana , Marianda, Mariann, Marie , Mariel , Marien, Marietta , Marjon, Maryam , Maryan , Mayra , Mele, Mere, Mitzi, Moll, Molli, Mollie , Molly , Moyra, Poll, Marya

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Overall UK ranking: 133 out of 5581

374 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (100)
  • Wales (100)

Historical popularity of Mollie

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