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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Holl

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Holl

Steven Holl is an architect. Steven was born on December 9th, 1947 in Bremerton, Washington.


Frank Holl was a painter. Frank was given the name Francis Montague Holl by his parent Francis Holl on July 4th, 1845 in London. He left this life on July 31st, 1888.


Gussy Holl was a film actress, singer, and singing. She was most prominent from 1913 to 1921. Gussy was born on February 22nd, 1888 in Frankfurt. Gussy is also known as Ruth Maria Holl and Augusta Holl. She left this life on July 16th, 1966.


Ursula Holl is a soccer player for the FSV Frankfurt, FFC Frankfurt, SC 07 Bad Neuenahr, FCR 2001 Duisburg, SGS Essen, Germany women's national under-21 football team, and Germany women's national football team. Ursula was born on June 26th, 1982 in Würzburg.


Robert was born on March 10th, 1947 in Rotterdam.


Karl Holl was a in the fields of theology and history of christianity. Karl was born on May 15th, 1866 in Tübingen. He breathed his last breath on May 23rd, 1926.


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Popularity of Holl as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Holl U.S.
  White 87.21% 64.26%
  African American 4.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Holl

People with the last name Holl are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Holl

  • How Popular is the name Holl? As a last name Holl was the 11,685th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Holl first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Holl is Tuesday, September 11th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Holl? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Holl. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Holl: Your name in reverse order is Lloh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Holl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Holl? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,682 people with the last name Holl.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Holl? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Holl as their last name since less than 1 person in 110k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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