Last name origins & meanings:
- French: variant spelling of Jolly.
- A bearer of the surname Joly from Brittany, France, is documented in Quebec
City in 1670. Another, from Flanders, is documented in Quebec City in
1673 with the secondary surname Delbec. A third line, of Norman
origin, is recorded in Montreal in 1681; and another, of unknown
origin, is documented in Sorel, Canada, in 1698 with the secondary
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