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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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Clerk Of Div. Court

    17%
  • College Student

    17%
  • Contractor

    17%

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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Holgate Historical Records

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Holgate Life Expectancy

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