Dolly Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Dolly:
Pet form of Dorothy (gift of God) and Delores (sorrows), Dolly is now commonly bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Dolly
Doll, Dolly Olly Oxen Free, Helllloooo Dolly!, Pardon me Ms. Parton (Dolly Parton)
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Dolley Madison, First Lady and wife of James Madison
Dolly Parton, American country singer
Dolly Rebecca Rose O'Connell (b. 2009), daughter of American actress Rebecca Romijn and American actor Jerry O'Connell
- Dolly in song, story & screen
Dolly Levi, heroine of the musical "Hello, Dolly!"
Dolly, only daughter in "The Family Circus" comic strip by Bil Keane