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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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Where is the Hollier family from?

You can see how Hollier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hollier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hollier families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 10 Hollier families living in Louisiana. This was about 83% of all the recorded Hollier's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Hollier families in 1840.
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What did your Hollier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hollier. 42% of Hollier men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Hollier women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hollier were Manager and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Helper
    16%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
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Passenger Lists

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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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What is the average Hollier lifespan?

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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