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Holton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The final syllable represents Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The first element has a wide variety of possible origins. In the case of three examples in Lincolnshire it is Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’; for places in Oxfordshire and Somerset it is Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’; for one in Dorset it may be Old English holh ‘hollow’, ‘depression’ or holt ‘small wood’; for a further pair in Suffolk it may be hola, genitive plural of holh ‘hollow’, but more probably a personal name Hola.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Colton, Hilton, Horton, Tolton, Halton, Holston, Holten, Hulton

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Holton Family Origin

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Holton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holton. The most common Holton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Holton's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Holton family was Butcher.

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