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See also: poll, póll, põll, and Pöll



Etymology 1Edit

From Polly, by rhyming with Molly, from Mary.

Proper nounEdit


  1. A diminutive of the female given name Mary.
    • 1833 The Pilgrim Brothers [signed Timotheus Scribewell], Romances of Chivalric Ages, H. Cope, page iv:
      "A gentleman, please Sir," said the blushing Mary, (or Poll as some unrespective and light-minded persons have misnamed her), and the gentleman entered.
  2. A common pet name for a parrot.

Etymology 2Edit

From Paul.

Proper nounEdit


  1. A surname​.