Polly

Polly - A very unique female name



  Aug 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Polly appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #370. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Polly and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Polly? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Polly. The baby girl name Polly was given to 5 baby girls in 2011, ranking #5570 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 283,906 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Polly peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1934 on position 295.



Famous with this name

Polly Walker
Polly
Polly Cole


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Polly is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Polly is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,851 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,851.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Polly is where you live.


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Polly origin and meaning

Polly is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Polly, pop culture references for the name Polly and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Polly

We've found the following names that sound similar to Polly, sorted by popularity.

Paula / Paola / Paul / Payal / Pollie / Pola / Pahola / Pabla / Pablo / Pella /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20115570
20095782
20063385
20055493
20045529
20035305
20015095
19983754
19973604
19953984
19944683
19923404
19913018
19903111
19892538
19882924
19872144
19862552
19852045
19841842
19831966
19821622
19812013
19801318
19791296
19781241
1977851
19761130
1975948
1974724
1973702
1972692
1971592
1970582
1969574
1968501
1967467
1966452
1965443
1964360
1963396
1962405
1961373
1960381
1959419
1958397
1957407
1956376
1955350
1954388
1953375
1952389
1951384
1950376
1949360
1948386
1947378
1946356
1945337
1944334
1943349
1942348
1941315
1940312
1939301
1938340
1937321
1936320
1935332
1934295
1933328
1932309
1931325
1930353
1929344
1928344
1927372
1926374
1925388
1924378
1923384
1922372
1921412
1920401
1919417
1918386
1917385
1916390
1915412
1914421
1913434
1912390
1911481
1910370

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3851

Even more about Polly


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Polly a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Polly?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1934
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Polly
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 283,906
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2011 births +5

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