Holly

Female

Meaning

Plant With Red Berries

Origin

British

Pronunciation

'hɑli

Traits associated with the name Holly:

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

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!

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Popularity

  • Holly ranks #78 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Holly ranks #126 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Holly ranks #102 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

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.
Ivy
Climbing Vine Plant
Star
Olive Or From The Olive Tree
From The Flower
Holly dog name meaning

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