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The nationality of Holloway can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Holloway may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Holloway Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Holloway come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Holloway originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

Holloway Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Holloway were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Holloway. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Holloway family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Holloway change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time.

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