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Holiff Early Origins



The surname Holiff was first found in Northampton, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Holiff Spelling Variations


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Holiff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Olive, Oliff, Oliffe, Oliph and others.

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Holiff Early History


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Holiff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holiff research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1635, 1692, 1684 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Holiff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Holiff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Holiff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Holiff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Holiff In Ireland


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Holiff In Ireland



Some of the Holiff family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Olive who settled in Newcastle in 1677; Anne Olive and her husband settled in Pennsylvania in 1682; Francis Olive settled in Virginia in 1737.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    3. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    4. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
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    The Holiff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Holiff 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 17 July 2013 at 13:14.

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