Hollingshead Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Billingham, Allingham, Hollifield, Ellingham, Hollingsworth

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Hollingshead Family Origin

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Hollingshead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Hollingshead occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Hollingshead's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollingshead. A less common occupation for the Hollingshead family was Laborer.

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Hollingshead Historical Records

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Hollingshead Life Expectancy

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