Polly is a nickname … for a nickname
Famous people named Polly:
Chinese-American pioneer Polly Bemis; actresses Polly Draper and Polly Holliday; singer/songwriter Polly Jean “P.J.” Harvey; author Polly Dunbar.
Polly is a favored name in pop culture, appearing everywhere from books (by Mark Twain, C.S. Lewis, and Madeleine L’Engle, to name a few) to TV series (“Orange is the New Black” and “Dr. Who”) to songs (Nirvana’s “Polly”).
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