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The Hollick surname comes from the Old English words "har," meaning "grey" and "locc," which refers to a lock of hair. Thus the surname was most likely formed from a nickname for someone with a patch of grey hair.

Hollick Early Origins



The surname Hollick was first found in Hampshire where the family name was first referenced in the year 1066 when Borewoldus Horloc held a family seat at Winton. The name literally means "grey lock" from the Old English words "har" + "locc." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

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Hollick Spelling Variations


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Hollick Spelling Variations



Hollick has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Harlock, Horlock, Horlick, Harloch, Harlok, Horliche, Hollick and many more.

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Hollick Early History


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Hollick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hollick research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1187, 1206, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Hollick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hollick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hollick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hollick 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Hollicks to arrive on North American shores:

Hollick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alice Hollick, who settled in Virginia in 1663
  • Alice Hollick, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hollick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Franz Hollick, who arrived in New York, NY in 1886

Hollick Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Hollick, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollick (post 1700)



  • Alexander Francis George Philip Hollick (1936-1991), English cricketer who played for both Ireland and the USA
  • Sue Woodford- Hollick, Baroness Hollick, a businesswoman and consultant, wife of Clive Hollick
  • Herbert Hollick -Kenyon (1897-1975), English-born, Canadian aircraft pilot who pioneered flight in Antarctica
  • Helen Hollick (b. 1953), British author of historical fiction
  • Clive Richard Hollick (b. 1945), Baron Hollick, British businessman, supporter of the Labour party

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  9. 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.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Hollick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hollick 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.

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