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Holton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The final syllable represents Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The first element has a wide variety of possible origins. In the case of three examples in Lincolnshire it is Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’; for places in Oxfordshire and Somerset it is Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’; for one in Dorset it may be Old English holh ‘hollow’, ‘depression’ or holt ‘small wood’; for a further pair in Suffolk it may be hola, genitive plural of holh ‘hollow’, but more probably a personal name Hola.

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


Similar surnames: Colton, Hilton, Horton, Tolton, Halton, Holston, Holten, Hulton

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Holton Family Origin

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Holton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Batcher

    5%
  • Broker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Holton family was Broker. Farmer, Laborer and Batcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holton. The most common Holton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Holton's were Farmers.

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