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Hollis

Heart
English
"near the holly bushes"

Hollis Origin and Meaning

The name Hollis is a boy's name of English origin meaning "near the holly bushes".
Hollis is a surname-name used quietly for both genders. In 2015, it was given to 176 boys and 106 girls in the US. It has notable connections for both genders: Hollis Thompson is a professional (male) basketball player, while Hollis is an outsized favorite for girls in South Carolina, where Pete Hollis was a community folk hero. On the girls' side, it makes Holly more buttoned-up and distinctive.
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Lists containing Hollis

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Famous People Named Hollis

  • Hollis ThompsonAmerican basketball player
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Hollis in Pop Culture

  • Hollis Collegeuniversity on "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Hollisfrom TV series "Mad About You"
  • Hollis Doyleelevator operator from "Mad Men”
  • Hollis Wilsonfrom the book The Passage by Justin Cronin.
  • Hollis "Holly" Woodcharacter from the from 1941
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