Holman (surname)


Holman (surname)

Family name
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meaning ="dweller in a hollow"
region =England, Netherlands
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related names =Hollman, Holeman
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Holman is an English language and Dutch language topographical surname, meaning "dweller in a hollow (hole)". The name was first recorded in England in Worcestershire before the Norman conquest. There are variants including: Hollman and Holeman. It is uncommon as a given name. People with the surname or its variants include: [cite web |url=http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Holman-name-meaning.ashx |title=Holman Name Meaning and Origin |publisher=ancestry.com |accessdate=2008-10-14] [cite web |url=http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/qx/holman-family-crest.htm |title=Holman Family Crest and Name History |publisher=houseofnames.com |accessdate=2008-10-14]

*Bill Holman (musician) (b. 1927), American songwriter and musician
*Bob Holman, American poet
*Brett Holman, Australian Association football forward
*Calvin M Holman (1931-2007), Arizona politician
*Edward Holman, Australian politician
*Francis Holman (1729-1784), English maritime painter
*Hans-Jørgen Holman, Norwegian-American musicologist and educationalist
*J. Martin Holman, American translator of Japanese literature
*James Holman (1786 – 1857), English traveller and writer
*James Sanders Holman (1804–1867), American politician
*John Holman (politician) (1872–1925)
*Keith Holman, Australian rugby league footballer
*M. Carl Holman (1919—1988), African-American author, poet and playwright
*Matthew J. Holman, American astrophysicist
*May Holman (1893–1939), Australian politician
*Nat Holman (1896-1995), American basketball player
*Ralph Holman (born 1917), American biochemist
*Rufus C. Holman, American politician
*Scott Earl Holman, Jazz musician
*Theodor Holman (born 1953), Dutch author, script writer and journalist
*Tomlinson Holman, American film technologist
*William Holman (1871-1934), British-born Australian politician
*D.Garth Holman (1971-), American Educator

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* Ellen Hollman, American actress
* Julie Hollman (born 1982), English heptathlete

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