Holby Family History

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Holby Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Holtby.

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

Similar surnames: Holtby, Colby, Holly, Dolby, Horry, Hilby, Kolby, Sosby, Golay, Coley

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Holby Family Origin

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Holby Family Occupations

What did your Holby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Holby occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 100% of Holby's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter


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

Holby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holby 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Holby. 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 327 military records available for the last name Holby. For the veterans among your Holby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holby Life Expectancy

What is the average Holby lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Holby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Holby in 1957 was 64, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holby 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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