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Hollis (boy)

What does Hollis mean?

Hollis Pronunciation of Hollis [hol-lis] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Hollis) is pronounced HAH-liss. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hollis is "the holly tree".

Associated with: old english.


Hollis has 2 variants: Holliss and Hollister.

Creative forms:
(male) Hallis, Helis, ..

(female) Holi, Holiza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hollis Keoni (H.K.), ..

How popular is Hollis?

Hollis is a somewhat popular first name for men (#707 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#1164 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hollis reached its apex rank of #364 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1094 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hollis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hollis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albis, Aldis, Alvis, Alwis, Blais, Boris, Borris, Callis, Colis, Collie, Collin, Collins, Collis, Dallis, Elis, Ellis, Elois, Elvis, Gillis, Hali, Halim, Hall, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Halley, Hallie, Hallsy, Hamlin, Harli, Harlie, Harlin, Harris, Helgi, Heli, Helji, Heller, Henlie, Hill, Hillel, Hiller, Hillie, Hillier, Hilly, Hobbes, Hobbs, Hobie, Hocklie (see Hockley), Hodges, Holden, Holman, Holmes, Holt, Honi, Hopkin, Hopkins, Horslie (see Horsley), Hosni, Howells, Howie, Howlen, Ioanis, Joris, Kellvis, Kelvis, Louis, Moris, Rollie, Rollin, Rollins, Sollie, Tallis, Tullis, Wallis and Willis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hollis.

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