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Hollis Name Meaning

English (mainly central): topographic name for someone who lived where holly trees grew, from Middle English holi(n)s, plural of holin, holi(e) (Old English hole(g)n).

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


Similar surnames: Hollings, Hollier, Sallis, Holley, Mullis, Hollen, Bullis, Holler

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Hollis Family Origin

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Hollis Family Occupations

What did your Hollis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollis. The most common Hollis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hollis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hollis family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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Hollis Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hollis ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hollis Life Expectancy

What is the average Hollis lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Hollis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hollis in 1943 was 11, and 73 in 2004.

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