Name: Holland

Origin and Meaning of the Name Holland

  • Meaning:
    Ridge land
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (HOL und)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Holland)
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Miscellaneous Info for Holland

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Common English place name and surname, used from time to time as a male first name. Originally refers to land on rising ground. Holland reached #730 in the US top names of 1912.
    The modern use of the name on girls often refers to the province of the Netherlands.

Similar Names to Holland for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Holland (US top 1000 names since 1880)

Popularity Rank

Holland - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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