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"HOLLINS. A surname recorded in the Stewartry. Most probably of local origin from Hollins in Yorkshire. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Hollins Genealogy

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Some Famous People with the surname of Hollins

Wikipedia David Michael Hollins (born May 25 1966 in Buffalo, New York) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia John William Hollins MBE (born 16 July 1946) is an English former football player and coach.
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Wikipedia Lionel Eugene Hollins (born October 19 1953, in Arkansas City, Kansas) is an American former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association.
Wikipedia Ryan Kenwood Hollins (born October 10, 1984) is an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Harry Bowly Hollins (1854 ? February 24, 1938) was an American financier, banker, and railroad magnate.
Wikipedia Chris Hollins (born 20 March 1971) is an English journalist, presenter and sportsman, currently employed by the BBC and best known for being the sports correspondent for "BBC Breakfast".
Wikipedia Alfred Hollins (Born Yorkshire 1865, died 1942) was a respected English organist, composer and teacher who was a famous recitalist in Scotland.
Wikipedia Peter Hollins (1 May 1800 ? 16 August 1886) was an English sculptor.
Wikipedia John Hollins (1798?1855) was a portrait painter who was based in London.
Wikipedia Arthur Hollins was an English professional footballer who played at centre-forward for Southampton between 1914 and 1915.