Hollier Family History

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Hollier Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a brothelkeeper, Middle English, Old French holier, hollier (a dissimilated variant of horier ‘pimp’, agent noun from hore, hure ‘whore’, of Germanic origin). It was probably also used as an abusive nickname. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a holly grove or conspicuous holly tree, from a derivative of Middle English holi(e), holin ‘holly (tree)’ (from Old English hold(g)n).

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

Similar surnames: Hillier, Holler, Holder, Toller, Collier, Huller, Heller, Hollen

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Hollier Family Origin

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Hollier Family Occupations

What did your Hollier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hollier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hollier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Field were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollier. A less common occupation for the Hollier family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

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  • Works In Field

  • Farm Laborer


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Hollier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Hollier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hollier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hollier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hollier. For the veterans among your Hollier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hollier Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hollier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hollier in 1954 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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