Hole Family History

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Hole Name Meaning

English (mainly southwest England): topographic name for someone who lived by a depression or low-lying spot, from Old English holh ‘hole’, ‘hollow’, ‘depression’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the dative singular or indefinite plural form of Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’, ‘mound’. Shortened form of Dutch van (den) Hole, a habitational name from the common place name Hol, meaning ‘hollow’, ‘depression’, ‘valley’, or a topographic name from the same term.

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


Similar surnames: Holme, Holen, Hope, Hale, Hoyle, Holt, Hose, Howe, Holm, Hove

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Hole Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hole name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hole. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Italy

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Hole Family Origin

Where is the Hole family from?

Hole Family Occupations

What did your Hole ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hole family was Farm Labour. The most common Hole occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Hole's were Farmers. Farmer and Clergy were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hole.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clergy

    25%
  • Farm Labour

    25%

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

Hole Historical Records

What Hole family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Hole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hole 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hole. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Hole. For the veterans among your Hole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hole Life Expectancy

What is the average Hole lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hole in 1955 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hole 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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