Meaning and Origin of: Polly
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Girl name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion
- Latin : Small
- English : Variation of Molly
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Family name origins & meanings:
- French and English (of Norman origin) : from Old French poli ‘agreeable’, ‘polite’ (literally ‘polished’, past participle of Old French polir), hence a nickname for a courteous or amiable person (perhaps also sometimes given ironically to a boor).
- Altered form of German Polley, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Anhalt and Brandenburg.