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Girl Name: Dolly

Name: Dolly
Pronunciation: \d(ol)-ly\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Delly, Dolli, Doll
Variant forms: Dollee, Dolley, Dollie
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 692
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16188


Dolly \d(ol)-ly\ as a girl's name is pronounced DAH-lee. It is of English origin. Short form of Dorothy. American First Lady Dolley Madison; actress Dolly Parton.

Dolly has 3 variant forms: Dollee, Dolley and Dollie.

Baby names that sound like Dolly are Delly, Dolli and Doll.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dolly.


Dolly is a very popular first name for women (#692 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16188 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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