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Denholm Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in southern Scotland near Hawick, so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + holm ‘piece of dry land in a fen’ (see Holme 2). English: habitational name from Denholme in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + Old Norse holmr ‘water meadow’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Holm, Denham, Denton, Trenholm, Benham, Dunham, Tenold, Kronholm

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Denholm Family Origin

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Denholm Family Occupations

What did your Denholm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Denholm family was Marchand. The most common Denholm occupation in Canada was Farmer. 56% of Denholm's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Merchant and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denholm.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Coal Merchant

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%
  • Marchand

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Denholm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Denholm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denholm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denholm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Denholm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Denholm. For the veterans among your Denholm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denholm Life Expectancy

What is the average Denholm lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Denholm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Denholm in 1959 was 39, and 81 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denholm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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