Hollis

Hollis - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hollis, meaning dweller at the holly trees, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1918 on position #1845. 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 girl name Hollis was given to 13 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3561 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 108,712 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hollis peaked in popularity 66 years ago in 1953 on position 770.



Famous with this name

Hollis Frampton
Kelli Hollis
Hollis McLaren


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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 North Carolina at position #1,248 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,633.

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 dweller at the holly trees. 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.

Haleigh / Hayleigh / Haileigh / Helga / Hollace / Heloise / Haliegh / Hilja /

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
20123561
20112887
20104676
20084471
20074260
20064730
20054542
20045196
19964338
19923107
19903837
19873295
19853495
19712778
19642217
19631655
19622389
19612196
19601804
19591586
19581213
19571058
19561034
1955981
1954879
1953770
1952846
1951879
19501172
19491120
1948868
19471056
19461122
19451406
19441137
19271710
19181845

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Carolina1248
Texas2633

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 female 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
1953
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hollis
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 108,712
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1918
2012 births +13

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