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Hollingshead Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from a lost place in County Durham called Hollingside or Holmside, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + side ‘hillside’, ‘slope’; there is a Hollingside Lane on the southern outskirts of Durham city. In some cases it may be from Hollinhead in Lancashire, so named from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + heafod ‘headland’, ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Billingham, Allingham, Hollifield, Ellingham, Hollingsworth

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Hollingshead Family Origin

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Hollingshead Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hollingshead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hollingshead's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hollingshead family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollingshead.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Hollingshead Historical Records

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Hollingshead Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Hollingshead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hollingshead in 1954 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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