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Hollingshead Family History

Hollingshead Name Meaning
English (northern): habitational name from a lost place in County Durham called Hollingside or Holmside, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + side ‘hillside’, ‘slope’; there is a Hollingside Lane on the southern outskirts of Durham city. In some cases it may be from Hollinhead in Lancashire, so named from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + heafod ‘headland’, ‘ridge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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29,476 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,326 Military Records
1,499 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hollingshead Families

  • Number of Hollingshead families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hollingshead families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hollingshead last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hollingshead Family Origin

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Hollingshead Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hollingshead

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Hollingshead Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hollingshead Civil War Service Records

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