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Where did the English Holling family come from? What is the English Holling family crest and coat of arms? When did the Holling family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Holling family history?The Anglo-Saxon name Holling comes from the family having resided in the county of Sussex, where they held lands in the parish of Hollington and in Derbyshire where they lived in the township of Hollington.
Holling has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Hollington, Holington, Holling, Hollingham, Hollingdon, Hollindon and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holling research. Another 295 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Holling History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Holling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Hollings to arrive on North American shores:
Holling Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Holling Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Holling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Holling Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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