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Holley Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name from Middle English holin, holi(e) ‘holly tree’. Compare Hollen.

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


Similar surnames: Hollen, Tolley, Holler, Howley, Folley, Hooley, Hulley, Lolley, Holle

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Holley Family Origin

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Holley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Holley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Holley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holley. A less common occupation for the Holley family was Keeping House.

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Holley Historical Records

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Holley Life Expectancy

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