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The nationality of Hollis can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Hollis may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Hollis come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Hollis originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Hollis surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Hollis change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Hollis were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Hollis.

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