What does Hollister mean?
Hollister \ho-llis-ter, holl(i)-ster\ as a name for boys. Hollister's name origin is Old English, and Hollister means "the holly tree". Hollister is a variation of Hollis (Old English). Not regularly used as a boys' name.
Hollister has 1 related form via Hollis: Holliss.
Hollister is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#6315 out of 88799, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular related form of Hollister (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Hollis. Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during the years 1900-1909 and has become much lower since, with the version Hollis becoming less fashionable. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Hollister and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)