Holman (surname)

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Family name
Meaning "dweller in a hollow"
Region of origin England, Netherlands
Related names Hollman, Holeman

Holman is an English and Dutch topographical surname, meaning "dweller in a hollow (hole)". The name was first recorded in England in Worcestershire before the Norman conquest of England. There are variants including: Hollman and Holeman. It is uncommon as a given name. People with the surname or its variants include:[1] [2]

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  1. ^ "Holman Name Meaning and Origin". ancestry.com. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Holman Family Crest and Name History". houseofnames.com. Retrieved 2008-10-14.