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The Anglo-Saxon name Holling comes from the family having 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.

Holling Early Origins



The surname Holling was first found in Sussex and Derbyshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Holling Spelling Variations


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Holling Spelling Variations



Holling has been spelled many different ways, including 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. Hollington, Holington, Holling, Hollingham, Hollingdon, Hollindon and many more.

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Holling Early History


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Holling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holling research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Holling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Holling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Holling Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Holling 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 Hollings to arrive on North American shores:

Holling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Laughlin Holling settled in Maryland in 1663
  • Laughlin Holling, who landed in Maryland in 1663

Holling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cath Holling, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • F. H. Holling, who arrived in Baltimore in 1833
  • Catherine Holling came to America in 1838
  • Christopher Holling traveled to Missouri in 1844
  • Christopher Holling, aged 37, landed in Missouri in 1844
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Holling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Holling (post 1700)



  • Carl Theodore Holling (1896-1962), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers from 1921 to 1922
  • Thomas Leslie Holling (1889-1966), American politician, Mayor of the City of Buffalo, New York (1938-1941)
  • Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973), born Holling Allison Clancy, an American author and illustrator, best known for the book Paddle-to-the-Sea, awarded a Caldecott Honor Book in 1942 and was later an Academy Award nominated short film
  • Thomas L. Holling, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 50th District, 1932, 1934; Delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Mayor of Buffalo, New York, 1938-41
  • Crawford Stanley "Buzz" Holling OC (b. 1930), Canadian ecologist, and Emeritus Eminent Scholar and Professor in Ecological Sciences at the University of Florida

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Suggested Readings for the name Holling


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Suggested Readings for the name Holling



  • The Burgard, Hollinger Families by O.D. Elizabeth Corbridge.

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Holling Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    11. ...

    The Holling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Holling 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 25 April 2016 at 17:33.

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