Holland: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Holland

Holland

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Carleton Holland Ralston, my great uncle
I know of twin boys named Scotland and Holland.

Nicknames for Holland: | Edit

Hol, Holl, Holly, Holley, Hollander, Lander, Dutch

Meanings and history of the name Holland: | Edit

An English surname for someone from the various places in England named Holland (Old English meaning "ridgeland.")
Or a surname for someone form the Netherlands, in which case the meaning is Old Dutch holt lant ("wood land".)

Famous real-life people named Holland: | Edit

Holland Cotter, Pulitzer-Prize–winning American art critic
Holland Nimmons McTyeire, American Methodist bishop, founder of Vanderbilt University
Gen. Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, WWII U.S. Marine corp General
Holland W. Hobbiss, British architect
Springer Holland Cate, brother of actor Field Cate

Holland in song, story & screen: | Edit

Holland Manners, fictional character in the television series "Angel.
Detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach, fictional character on the drama "The Shield."

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