Jolly

Hello, I am a new mom from NY, but I was not born in USA so sometimes I don't know how something would "sound" to Americans. I want to name my daughter "JOLLY" and I know it is not a common name in US, but is it okay??? You can be honest. how this name sounds to you all. Thanks so much for your help.

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    07/07/14
    8Theresa Gould
    While jolly denotes happiness, to be honest I think of Santa Clause but hey, this is your baby, you get to name her whatever you want. I've heard of people calling their baby Happy, not something I would personally choose but it worked for them.
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      07/07/14
      Thanks you all for the comments and advices... I will really think over that. : )
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        07/07/14
        That's different! Definition of Jolly: jol·ly ˈjälē/Submit
        adjective
        1.happy and cheerful.
        "he was a jolly man full of jokes"
        synonyms: cheerful, happy, cheery, good-humored, jovial, merry, sunny, joyful, joyous, lighthearted, in high spirits, bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, gleeful, mirthful, genial, affable, fun-loving;
        antonyms: miserable, informaldated
        lively and entertaining. "we had a very jolly time"
        synonyms: cheerful, happy, cheery, good-humored, jovial, merry, sunny, joyful, joyous, lighthearted, in high spirits, bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, gleeful, mirthful, genial, affable, fun-loving; More
        antonyms: miserable
        verbinformal
        verb: jolly; 3rd person present: jollies; past tense: jollied; past participle: jollied; gerund or present participle: jollying
        1.encourage (someone) in a friendly way.
        "he jollied people along"
        make someone or something more lively or cheerful.
        "ideas to jolly up a winter's party"
        adverbBRITISHinformal
        adverb: jolly
        1.very; extremely.
        "that's a jolly good idea"
        nounBRITISHinformal
        noun: jolly; plural noun: jollies
        1.a party or celebration.
        I don't think i've ever heard or knew someone named Jolly before either. Similar names like Holly or Molly are more common. Are you choosing her name to start with a J or does it matter?
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