Holdridge Family History

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Holdridge Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Holdridge in Devon, so named from Old English heald ‘sloping’ + hrycg ‘ridge’, but more likely a variant of Aldridge.

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

Similar surnames: Doddridge, Holdredge, Waldridge, Sandridge, Herridge, Aldridge

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Holdridge Family Origin

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Holdridge Family Occupations

What did your Holdridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holdridge. A less common occupation for the Holdridge family was Laborer. The most common Holdridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Holdridge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Holdridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Holdridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holdridge 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Holdridge. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Holdridge. For the veterans among your Holdridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holdridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Holdridge lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Holdridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Holdridge in 1955 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holdridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holdridge 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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