Hollis Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Hollis:
Transferred use of the English surname meaning "dweller at the holly trees." It is derived from the Old English holegn (holly tree).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Well my name is Hollis and it's meaning verys but this is what i was told : it means spunky, friendly, and adventurous, hardworking and energeic :D
My name is also Hollace (sounds the same). I go by holly. But I met another girl in college named Hollis too. Its sophisticated, old-fashioned, and it sounds beautiful. You don't see it very much. But, I love my name.
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