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Hollier Surname Meaning

French and English: unflattering nickname from Old French holier ‘libertine lecher’ Middle English hol(i)er ‘adulterer fornicator; brothel keeper’. English: probably a variant of Huller ‘roofer tiler’ (see Hillier ). English: variant of Ollier from the Old French personal name Oillard (ancient Germanic Odilard Oilard from othil- ‘land possession’ + hard- ‘hard brave’). English: variant of Oyler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hillier, Holler, Holder, Toller, Collier, Huller, Heller, Hollen

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Where is the Hollier family from?

You can see how Hollier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hollier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hollier families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Hollier families living in Ontario. This was about 45% of all the recorded Hollier's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hollier families in 1911.
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What did your Hollier ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hollier. 25% of Hollier men worked as a Labourer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hollier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hollier. For the veterans among your Hollier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hollier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hollier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hollier in 1954 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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