Hollis Name Meaning & Origin

Hollis

Pronunciation: HAH-lis (key)

Origin of the name Hollis:

Transferred use of the English surname meaning "dweller at the holly trees." It is derived from the Old English holegn (holly tree).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Well my name is Hollis and it's meaning verys but this is what i was told : it means spunky, friendly, and adventurous, hardworking and energeic :D

My name is also Hollace (sounds the same). I go by holly. But I met another girl in college named Hollis too. Its sophisticated, old-fashioned, and it sounds beautiful. You don't see it very much. But, I love my name.

Famous real-life people named Hollis

Hollis Gillespie, American humor columnist and author.
Hollis Stacy, American professional golfer.
Hollis Robbins, American academic and author.
Hollis Thomas, former Eagles player, now Saints
Hollis Tompson, basketball player for _____
Hollis Taylor, granddaughter of singer Judy Collins

Hollis in song, story & screen

Hollis Woods, title character in Patricia Reilly Giff's Newbery Honor winning novel, "Pictures of Hollis Woods."
"Ballad of Hollis Brown" is a song written by Bob Dylan.
Hollis is a character in John Green's novel "An Abundance of Katherines."
Hollis "Holly" P. Flax H.R. rep for the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin and Michael Scott's love interest on "The Office"

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