Holder Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree, Middle High German holder, or from a house named for its sign of an elder tree. In same areas, for example Alsace, the elder tree was believed to be the protector of a house. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Holder ‘elder tree’. English (chiefly western counties): occupational name for a tender of animals, from an agent derivative of Middle English hold(en) ‘to guard or keep’ (Old English h(e)aldan). It is possible that this word was also used in the wider sense of a holder of land within the feudal system. Compare Helder.

List of People with Surname Holder

As far as we found, there are a total of 10,322 people with the surname Holder. Among these people surnamed Holder, there are around 1,321 different names, with an average of 7 people sharing the same name. Jason Holder, Lisa Holder and Rebecca Holder are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Holder, with 65, 60 and 53 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that Texas has the greatest number of people surnamed Holder, with a total of 1,358 people, and there are a total of 636 different names among these people. North Carolina is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Holder, with a total of 1,009 people and an average of 543 different names.