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The Anglo-Saxon name Hollet comes from when the family resided in the county of Lancashire where they were Lords of the Manor.

Hollet Early Origins



The surname Hollet was first found in Lancashire, where they held a family seat from early times, in Holleth, a hamlet in the parish of Garstang, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Hollet Spelling Variations


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Hollet Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hollet has been recorded under many different variations, including Hollet, Holliffe, Holiffe and others.

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Hollet Early History


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Hollet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hollet research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hollet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hollet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hollet Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hollet Notables 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hollet or a variant listed above:

Hollet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Hollet was a planter of Western Bay in 1827

Hollet Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Hollet of Harbour Grace Parish in 1819

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Hollet Family Crest Products


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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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    The Hollet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hollet 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 15 November 2013 at 10:07.

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