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Hollis Family History

Hollis Name Meaning
English (mainly central): topographic name for someone who lived where holly trees grew, from Middle English holi(n)s, plural of holin, holi(e) (Old English hole(g)n).

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

937,843 Historical Documents with Hollis on Ancestry.com
253,015 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
26,312 Military Records
12,797 Immigration Records
163,906 Census and Voter Lists
481,813 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hollis Families

  • Number of Hollis families
     137 - 272
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hollis families
     384 - 766
     129 - 383
     1 - 128
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hollis families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hollis Family Origin

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Hollis Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hollis

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Hollis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hollis census records

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Hollis Civil War Service Records

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