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Last name: HOLLAND

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HOLLAND : This last name is indexed 599,705 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOLLAND : Local. A name given to a native of that country, which was so called from Hollow-land, because it abounds with ditches full of water. Bailey is of opinion that the Danes who conquered Holland, so called it from an island in the Baltic of the same name, from ol, beer, drink. Why not from Hold land, the land taken and kept, held, governed?

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