Holly as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Holly?

We estimate that there are 191,803 people named Holly who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Holly is the 147th most common for women, and the 293rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Holly?

The average person named Holly is 42.92 years old.

Is Holly a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

681 people named Holly were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 449th most popular name for girls, and the 907th most popular overall.

The popularity of Holly peaked in 1979, when it was the 48th most popular name for baby girls.

Is Holly a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Holly is almost exclusively a female name. 99.6% of people named Holly are female.

Popularity of Holly in England

In 2020, Holly was the 81st most popular name for girls in England and Wales.