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The ancestry of the name Hollington dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived 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.

Hollington Early Origins



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

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Hollington Spelling Variations


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Hollington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hollington have been found, including Hollington, Holington, Holling, Hollingham, Hollingdon, Hollindon and many more.

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Hollington Early History


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Hollington Early History



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

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Hollington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hollington Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hollington 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hollington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Hollington, aged 32, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollington (post 1700)



  • Richard D Hollington, American clergyman, professor and lecturer

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Hollington Family Crest Products


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Hollington Family Crest Products




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