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Holness Name Meaning

habitational name, probably from a lost place, Holmherst in Smarden, Kent; Holnest in Dorset is another possibility. Both are named from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + Old English hyrst ‘wooded hill’. reduced form of Holderness.

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

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Holness Family Origin

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Holness Family Occupations

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  • Gardner

    33%
  • Physician

    33%
  • Porter In Grocery

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holness family was Porter In Grocery. Gardner and Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holness. The most common Holness occupation in the USA was Gardner. 33% of Holness's were Gardners.

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Holness Life Expectancy

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