Holen Family History

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Holen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’, ‘mound’ (see Hole). Shortened form of Dutch van (den) Holen, a variant of Hole 2.

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

Similar surnames: Hole, Holan, Holten, Dolen, Hoen, Holien, Molen, Osen, Holben, Holden

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Holen Family Origin

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Holen Family Occupations

What did your Holen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Lodger Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Holen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Lodger Keeper

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

Holen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Holen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Holen. 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 Holen. For the veterans among your Holen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holen Life Expectancy

What is the average Holen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Holen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Holen in 1954 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

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