Holly – Scary Mommy


An English nature name, invoking visions of the dark, shiny green foliage and bright red berries of the winter-tolerant holly plant, making it a popular name for cold-weather babies. But if your daughter is born on the most sizzling day of the summer and you want to name her Holly, you do you and nobody can say a damn thing about it. Hmmph.


Jennifer. Totally kidding.

Famous people named Holly:

Actresses Holly Combs, Holly Hunter, and Holly Robinson Peete; reality TV personalities Holly Madison and Holly Frasier; singers Holly Dunn and Holly Cole; novelist Holly Black

Fun fact:

One of the most famous characters of this name is Holly Golightly of Breakfast at Tiffany’s fame, played by Audrey Hepburn.

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