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Origin and popularity of the name HOLDSWORTH

Origin

Holdsworth : English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Holdsworth in Ovenden (Yorkshire) or less likely from Holdsworth in Bradfield (Yorkshire). Both placenames derive from an Old English personal name Halda + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 5,886 individuals with the name HOLDSWORTH on Geneanet.

 

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