Getting ready to welcome a precious bundle of joy into the world is a happy time.
But, it’s also a really busy one. You have to figure out so many things, like what diapers to use and whether you want plastic or glass bottles.
Plus, you have to come up with an amazing name for your baby.
Believe it or not, a name says a lot about a person. People develop a lot of perceptions about others based on name alone. Plus, your daughter’s name will also influence how she thinks about herself.
That’s why it’s no surprise that people spend so much of their time on Google looking for the perfect baby name.
But, when you devote all your time to looking for a first name, you could run out of energy when it comes to the middle name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my best middle names series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Molly.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a girl named Molly
Let’s jump right into the list!
Most of these names come from real parents of real Molly’s. In discussion forums, plenty of them have shared their runners-up lists and even the names they chose! I’ve also thrown in a few ideas of my own.
My favorite middle names for Molly are Molly Katherine and Molly Kathleen.
I like how these classic “K” names flow so beautifully together with the name Molly. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Molly
According to BabyCenter, Molly is a word of Hebrew origin, meaning “bitter.”
It’s also considered a form of the name Mary. Other meanings are “sea of bitterness,” “star of the sea,” and “rebelliousness.”
Molly is number 261 on the popularity list for girl names for 2021. It has moved down about 1 space since 2020.
Some famous people with the name Molly are actresses Molly Kathleen Ringwald and Molly Helen Shannon.
If you didn’t fall in love with anything on the list, here’s what I recommend:
Browse some discussion forums for parents like Babycenter and Nameberry. Use the search function to find threads about ‘middle names for Molly’ and you’ll find tons of ideas! You can even start a new thread to kickoff a fresh brainstorm.
If you’re not totally sold on the name Molly, you could try exploring Lydia, Naomi, or Sophie.
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Hope this helps!