Last name: HOLMAN

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HOLMAN : This last name is indexed 159,346 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOLMAN : 1: English (southern): topographic name for a ‘dweller in a hollow’ from hol + man (Old English holh + mann). Compare Holler and Hole.2: Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of several locations named Hol from Dutch hol ‘hollow’ or from Middle Dutch hole heule ‘(low) arched bridge weir’.3: Dutch: from a pet form formed with man ‘man’ of the personal name Holle from an ancient Germanic compound name with the element hold ‘loyalty’ for instance Holdert Hollebrand Holger and Holmer. Compare Holleman.4: Americanized form of German Hollmann or Höllmann.

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