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Hollingsworth Family History

Hollingsworth Name Meaning
English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Name Distribution of Hollingsworth Families

  • Number of Hollingsworth families
     72 - 141
     25 - 71
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hollingsworth families
     123 - 244
     42 - 122
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hollingsworth families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hollingsworth Family Origin

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Hollingsworth Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hollingsworth

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Hollingsworth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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