Holloway Family History
Holloway Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) sunken road’ from Middle English hol(g)h ‘hollow’ + weie ‘way road’ (Old English holh + weg) or else a habitational name from any of numerous places so named such as Holloway (Middlesex) or Holway (Somerset). In Ireland (Leinster) the name has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic (see Hulvey ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022