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Origin and popularity of the name HOLBORN


Holborn : English:: 1: habitational name from Holborn in London which is named from Old English hol ‘hole hollow’ + burna ‘spring stream’.2: possibly also a habitational name from Holburn in Lowick (Northumbria) which probably derives its name from Old English hōh ‘heel spur of land’ + burna ‘spring stream’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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