Hollis - boys name

Hollis name popularity, meaning and origin

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Hollis name meaning:

The name Hollis has English origins and is derived from the Old English word "holh" or "hoh," which means "hollow" or "a small valley." As a given name, Hollis is considered unisex, although it is more commonly used for boys. It gained popularity as a boy's name in the 19th century and has since maintained a modest but steady usage.

The name Hollis signifies characteristics associated with nature and tranquility. It evokes images of peaceful and serene landscapes, symbolizing a sense of calmness and harmony. Additionally, the meaning "hollow" suggests depth and introspection, implying a thoughtful and reflective nature. Those named Hollis may possess an inherent connection to the natural world and exhibit a strong appreciation for its beauty and simplicity. Overall, the name Hollis carries a sense of groundedness and a gentle demeanor, making it an attractive choice for parents seeking a name with a peaceful and earthy connotation.

Origin: English



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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Hollis

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