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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • North German : variant of Holt.
  • North German : habitational name from any of several places so named.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, most of them named from the dative singular of holt (see Holt).
  • Dutch : from a short form of a Germanic compound personal name with initial element holt ‘loyal’, ‘friendly’.

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