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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Hollington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hollington 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 30 October 2016 at 17:28.

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