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Holdsworth Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from either of two places in West Yorkshire now called Holdsworth, both probably originally named with an Old English byname Halda ‘bent’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Molesworth, Dodsworth, Hawksworth, Hemsworth, Hainsworth, Wadsworth

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Holdsworth Family Origin

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Holdsworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    21%
  • Student

    14%
  • Builder

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holdsworth. A less common occupation for the Holdsworth family was Builder. The most common Holdsworth occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Holdsworth's were Farmers.

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Holdsworth Historical Records

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Holdsworth Life Expectancy

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