Last name: HOLM

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HOLM : This last name is indexed 603,624 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOLM : 1: English Scottish German and Scandinavian: topographic name for someone who lived on an island in particular a piece of slightly raised land lying in a fen or partly surrounded by streams from Middle English Middle Low German holm Old Norse holmr or else a habitational name from a place called with this element. The Swedish name is often ornamental.2: English: topographic name for someone who lived where holly grew from Middle English holm a divergent development of Old English hole(g)n ‘holly (tree)’; or especially in southern England a habitational name from any of the places such as East and West Holme (Dorset) or Holne (Devon). Compare Hollis.

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