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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

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Hollingshead Family Origin

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Hollingshead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Hollingshead Historical Records

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Hollingshead Life Expectancy

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