Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived beside a religious marker known as the holy oak or beside a tree known as the evergreen-oak.
Early Origins of the Hollyoake family
Warwickshire from very ancient times, and were Lords of the manor of Morton Bagot.
Early History of the Hollyoake family
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Hollyoake Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Hollyoak, Hollyoake, Holyoak, Holyoake, Holleyoak, Holleyoake, Holeyoak, Holeyoake, Holeyoke, Hollyoke, Holleyoke, Hollyhock, Hollihock, Holehock, Hollehock and many more.
Early Notables of the Hollyoake family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hollyoake family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hollyoake were among those contributors:
Hollyoake Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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