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Holda Surname Meaning

Polish (Hołda): variant of Gołda (see Golda ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Golda, Bolda, Hold, Hoda, Hord, Goldy, Hora, Molde, Zoldak, Holey

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Where is the Holda family from?

You can see how Holda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Holda families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 54% of all the recorded Holda's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Holda families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Holda. 38% of Holda men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Holda women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holda were Watchman and Farm Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Waiter
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Watchman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    28%
  • Packer
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 526 immigration records available for the last name Holda. 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 Cards

There are 603 military records available for the last name Holda. For the veterans among your Holda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holda lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Holda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Holda in 1959 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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