Molly, a pet form of the classic Mary, has been around since the Middle Ages and has been a consistently popular name in the digital age. It’s fun, short and has some Irish spunk to it—what’s not to love?


  • english:
  • hebrew:
  • irish: Bitter; a pet form of Mary

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Molly Ringwald, Actress Molly Sims, Actress Molly Shannon

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Amanda Peet, Daughter of Monica Potter, Daughter of Veronica Webb, Daughter of Cybill Shepherd, Daughter of John Goodman