Holten Family History
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Holten Name Meaning
Dutch and German (also North German von Holten): habitational name from places so called, from Low German holt ‘holt’, ‘copse’, ‘small wood’. There is one in the Dutch province of Overijssel and another near Oberhausen in the Rhineland. Danish: variant of Holt. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the definite singular form of holt ‘holt’, ‘small wood’ (see Holt), or from holt ‘hill’, ‘stony slope’. English: variant spelling of Holton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press