Anglo-Saxon name Holline comes from when the family resided in the county of Sussex, where they held lands in the parish of Hollington and in Derbyshire where they lived in the township of Hollington.
Early Origins of the Holline family
Sussex and Derbyshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Holline family
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Holline Spelling Variations
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. Holline has been recorded under many different variations, including Hollington, Holington, Holling, Hollingham, Hollingdon, Hollindon and many more.
Early Notables of the Holline family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Holline family to the New World and Oceana
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 Holline or a variant listed above: Thomas Hollingham, who sailed to Virginia in 1639; Laughlin Holling to Maryland in 1663; Daniel Hollings to America in 1793; Catherine Holling to America in 1838.
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