Hollis

Hollis - A very unique male name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hollis, meaning near the holly bushes, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #414. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hollis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hollis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hollis. The baby boy name Hollis was given to 45 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1683 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 36,468 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hollis peaked in popularity 93 years ago in 1924 on position 347.



Famous with this name

Hollis Granville
Lucy Hollis
Ted Hollis


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Hollis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hollis is currently topping the baby name charts in Oklahoma at position #740 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,323.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hollis is where you live.


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Hollis origin and meaning

Hollis is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means near the holly bushes. To see famous people named Hollis, pop culture references for the name Hollis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hollis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hollis, sorted by popularity.

Halsey / Hillis / Haleigh / Helios /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121683
20111594
20101923
20092043
20082534
20072022
20062665
20053417
20032472
20003539
19993029
19982675
19952844
19931944
19921523
19911874
19901800
19892260
19881775
19871605
19851187
19841294
19831973
19821250
19811429
19801330
19791219
19781226
19771140
19761062
19751835
1974942
19731080
19721051
1971937
19701069
1969900
1968905
1967861
1966804
1965786
1964783
1963787
1962734
1961791
1960676
1959734
1958615
1957685
1956621
1955595
1954505
1953613
1952580
1951571
1950564
1949545
1948541
1947494
1946454
1945503
1944514
1943439
1942462
1941452
1940416
1939423
1938456
1937402
1936422
1935406
1934377
1933363
1932371
1931369
1930347
1929380
1928354
1927382
1926358
1925379
1924347
1923378
1922363
1921366
1920367
1919381
1918372
1917384
1916408
1915356
1914392
1913352
1912392
1911499
1910414

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oklahoma740
Georgia818
Tennessee932
Michigan1065
Texas1211
Florida1323

Even more about Hollis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hollis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hollis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1924
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hollis
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 36,468
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +45

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