Molly is an independent name that is a shortened form of Mary. It is an English and Irish name that is generally understood to mean "bitter." In literature, Molly is the name of Leopold's wife in James Joyce's Ulysses. Molly is a popular choice for many parents and the name is consistently within the top 100 names for baby girls.
Similar Names: Mollee, Moll
Famous Molly Names: Molly Shannon (comedian), Molly Ringwald (actress)