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The lineage of the name Holeyoach begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived beside a religious marker known as the holy oak or beside a tree known as the evergreen-oak.

Holeyoach Early Origins



The surname Holeyoach was first found in Warwickshire from very ancient times, and were Lords of the manor of Morton Bagot.

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Holeyoach Spelling Variations


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Holeyoach Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Holeyoach has undergone many spelling variations, including Hollyoak, Hollyoake, Holyoak, Holyoake, Holleyoak, Holleyoake, Holeyoak, Holeyoake, Holeyoke, Hollyoke, Holleyoke, Hollyhock, Hollihock, Holehock, Hollehock and many more.

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Holeyoach Early History


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Holeyoach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holeyoach research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1624, 1676 and 1637 are included under the topic Early Holeyoach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Holeyoach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Holeyoach Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Holeyoach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Holeyoach were among those contributors: William Holehock arrived in New York in 1715; John Hollyoke arrived in Virginia in 1767; William Hollyhoag arrived in Pennsylvania in 1866; Edward Holyoke settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1630..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Holeyoach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Holeyoach 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.

    This page was last modified on 8 November 2012 at 11:04.

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