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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. 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).
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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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