First name origins & meanings:
- Old English: Holly bush
- Old English: Holy day; grove of holly trees
First name variations: Holles, Holless, Holliss, Holice, Holisa, Holisah, Holissah, Hollice, Hollace, Holli, Hollie, Holea, Holeah, Holee, Hollei, Holleigh, Holy, Holliss, Hollister, Hollie, Hollis
Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: part-translation of Gaelic Mac Cuilinn (see
McCullen) in County Kerry, and in Ulster sometimes a variant of
McQuillan, also an Anglicized form of Mac Cuilinn. It is
rarely of English origin.
- English: variant spelling of
- Possibly an altered spelling of Czech or Slovak
Holý (see Holy).
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