What does Hollis mean?
(female) Hallis, Holis, ..
(male) Holes, Hollow, .. Middle name pairings:
Hollis Salma (H.S.), ..
How popular is Hollis?
Hollis is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2318 out of 4276, Top 54%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#1164 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Hollis entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1021 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is presently at #1900. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Hollis (#1900 via latest list) are Holly (#490 via latest list), Hollie, Holli and Holley. These relations of Hollis were popular as baby names 4 decades ago (adoption of 0.36%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.04%, ▼90.2%).
Hollis is pronounced similarly to Heloise. Other suggested similar names are Allis, Collie, Collis, Colliss (see Collis), Dallis, Dellis, Dolli, Dollie▼, Dyllis, Ellis▲, Fillis, Fyllis, Halli, Hallie, Helisa, Hellia, Heloisa, Hillie, Holle, Lollie, Molli, Mollie▼, Polli, Pollie, Wallis and Yollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hollis.See names in meaning and etymology.