Plant With Red Berries





Traits associated with the name Holly:

Dogs named Holly tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Holly?

Naming your dog Holly suggests that you are a fan of classic, traditional names. It also suggests that you are a fan of the holiday season, as Holly is a popular name for Christmas decorations.

Is Holly a good dog name?

Holly has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Holly is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Holly is found in these categories:


  • Holly ranks #91 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Holly ranks #127 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Holly ranks #103 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Holly is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Holly outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Holly:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Chihuahua

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Dog names like Holly:

The Hazel Tree
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Climbing Vine Plant
Olive Or From The Olive Tree
From The Flower
Holly dog name meaning

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Ms.poo (Oregon, United States)
My dog is named “plant with red berries”
August 15, 2022

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