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Holston Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Halston, which is partly a habitational name from Halston in Shropshire, possibly named with the Old English personal name Ealh + tun ‘settlement’, and partly derived from the Old Norse personal name Halsteinn. Alternatively, it may perhaps be a habitational name from Holstone in County Durham, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + stan ‘stone’. Possibly an Americanized form of Holstein.

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


Similar surnames: Colston, Rolston, Holton, Hogston, Houston, Colton, Harston, Hilton

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Holston Family Origin

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Holston Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Holston occupation in Canada was Seaman. 100% of Holston's were Seamans.

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