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Holgate Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from any of various places, for example in West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + Old Norse gata ‘road’.

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


Similar surnames: Hungate, Colgate, Hole, Redgate, Holte, Holle, Haldane, Horath

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Holgate Family Origin

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Holgate Family Occupations

What did your Holgate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Holgate family was Contractor. The most common Holgate occupation in Canada was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Holgate's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Clerk Of Div. Court and College Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holgate.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Clerk Of Div. Court

    17%
  • College Student

    17%
  • Contractor

    17%

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

Holgate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holgate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holgate 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Holgate. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Holgate. For the veterans among your Holgate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holgate Life Expectancy

What is the average Holgate lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Holgate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Holgate in 1950 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holgate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holgate 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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