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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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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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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