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It began as a German name and later became an English name.

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Holt Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

English and German

Holt Meaning & Etymology

Holt is an old English word that means woods as in forest. It also means wooded hillside in German.

Holt Life Expectancy

According to our database of 35,255 people with the last name Holt that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

70.3
years

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Holt as in Reinhardt, Holt and Winston of high school textbook fame. The writers of educational books. The Holt company is also focus for large machinery. Writer John Holt.

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Most Common Holt First Names

According to our database of 57,101 people with the last name Holt that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • William 3.3%
  • John 3.1%
  • James 2.8%
  • Mary 1.9%
  • Robert 1.8%
  • Charles 1.3%
  • George 1.3%
  • Thomas 1.1%
  • Richard 0.8%
  • David 0.7%
  • Henry 0.7%
  • Joseph 0.7%
  • Edward 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • Margaret 0.6%
  • Jack 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Frank 0.5%
  • Arthur 0.5%
  • Holt 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Donald 0.5%
  • Harold 0.4%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Willie 0.4%
  • Harry 0.4%
  • Michael 0.4%
  • Annie 0.3%
  • Raymond 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Paul 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Betty 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%
  • Alice 0.3%
  • Carl 0.3%
  • Samuel 0.3%
  • Ernest 0.3%
  • Anna 0.3%
  • Howard 0.3%
  • Fred 0.3%
  • Ralph 0.3%
  • Alfred 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%

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