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All you have to know about the last name HOLLINGSWORTH

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HOLLINGSWORTH : This last name is indexed 73,093 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOLLINGSWORTH : 1: English: habitational name from Hollingworth (Cheshire) Hollingworth in Butterworth (Lancashire) or possibly Hollinworth Head in Charlesworth (Derbyshire) from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The surname which was taken to Ireland in the 17th century has developed a variant with an unexplained medial -s- not noted in any of the placename forms.2: Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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