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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

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Coal Merchant

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%
  • Marchand

    11%

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Denholm family was Marchand.

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Denholm Historical Records

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Denholm Life Expectancy

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