Holt

Holt - A very unique male name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Holt, meaning son of the unspoiled forests, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1978 on position #2146. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Holt and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Holt? 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 Holt. The baby boy name Holt was given to 13 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2710 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 126,235 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Holt peaked in popularity 39 years ago in 1978 on position 2146.



Famous with this name

Holt McCallany
Claire Holt
Sandrine Holt


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Holt is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Holt is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,256 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,256.

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 Holt is where you live.


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Holt origin and meaning

Holt is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means son of the unspoiled forests. To see famous people named Holt, pop culture references for the name Holt and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Holt

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

Hallet / Hilda / Heladio /

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
20122710
20112660
20102207
20092619
20083088
20072516
20062988
20052775
20042893
20032859
19993435
19982782
19973268
19962682
19922531
19882475
19782146

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1256

Even more about Holt


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 Holt 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 Holt?

1 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
1978
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Holt
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 126,235
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1978
2012 births +13

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