Holderby Family History

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Holderby Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of English Holdenby, a habitational name from Holdenby in Northamptonshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Halfdan + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. Alternatively, perhaps, an Americanized form of Holderbaum.

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

Similar surnames: Enderby, Goldsby, Ellerby, Holberg, Sowerby, Overby, Golder, Holder

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Holderby Family Origin

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Holderby Family Occupations

What did your Holderby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holderby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Holderby's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holderby. A less common occupation for the Holderby family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labor

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Holderby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holderby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holderby 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Holderby. 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 855 military records available for the last name Holderby. For the veterans among your Holderby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holderby Life Expectancy

What is the average Holderby lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Holderby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Holderby in 1959 was 55, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holderby 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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