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Subject: I'm sorry but...
Author: Kynaston   (Authenticated as kynaston)
Date: July 28, 2005 at 3:10 AM
Reply to: Hmmm... by True Hollier

Apparently (and I'm not making this up) is the occupational name for a brothel keeper. From the Middle English and Old French 'hol(l)ier'. Although it may have also been just an abusive nickname. But it's an interesting surname all the same, better than just being a Smith or Brown. :)

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This message was edited by the author on July 28, 2005 at 4:53 AM

Messages in this thread:
  • Surname: HOLLIER - True Hollier  Jul 27 2005, 7:48 AM
    • Hmmm... - True Hollier  Jul 27 2005, 8:08 AM
      • I'm sorry but... - Kynaston  Jul 28 2005, 3:10 AM