Dutch place name
"wooded land"

Holland Origin and Meaning

The name Holland is a girl's name of Dutch origin meaning "wooded land".

Holland is one of the coolest geographical names, unadorned and elegant, evocative of fine Rembrandt portraits and fields of pink and yellow tulips. It first entered the US Top 1000 in 2014.

Holland Taylor is the Emmy award-winning actress most recognized for her work on Two and a Half Men; she wrote and appeared in a one-woman play on Broadway.

Holland, like most place names, is gender neutral. The count is currently running at about four girl Hollands for every boy.

# 568 in the US

Holland Rank in US Top 1000

# 607 on Nameberry

Holland Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Holland Popularity

Famous People Named Holland

  • Holland Marie RodenAmerican actress
  • Holland Virginia TaylorAmerican actress
  • Holland Marysia Walker Hartingtondaughter of TV host Courtney Hansen & Jay Hartington
  • Holland Carlsondaughter of TV personalities Chris and Miranda Carlson of "Pretty Wicked Moms"
  • Holland Rose Madeleine Gentry (b. 2016)daughter of Erica Rose of "The Bachelor" and Galen Gentry

Holland in Pop Culture

  • "Holland Road" a song by Mumford & Sons
  • "Holland1945" song by Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Holland Jaegercharacter in Julie Anne Peter's YA novel "Keeping You A Secret"