Holt Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning
Holt Surname Origin
(Locality). A small hanging wood, from Hultz, Dutch, a wood; a peaked hill covered with wood; a grove of trees around a house.
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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Holt Last Name Meaning
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