Hold Family History

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Hold Name Meaning

English: from Old Norse holdr, within the Danelaw (the region of pre-conquest England where Danish rule and custom was dominant) a rank of feudal nobility immediately below that of earl. German: nickname from Middle High German holde ‘friend’ or ‘servant’, ‘vassal’. German (Höld): variant of Held ‘hero’ (see Held 1), found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Held, Holl, Bold, Gold, Holm, Holt, Hald, Old, Wold, Hole

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Hold Family Origin

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Hold Family Occupations

What did your Hold ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farm Help and Revenue were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hold. 25% of Hold men worked as a Farm Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farm Help
  • Income
  • Retired Start
  • Undertaker Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Revenue

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hold 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hold. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Hold. For the veterans among your Hold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hold Life Expectancy

What is the average Hold lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hold in 1962 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

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