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Holle Surname Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Holle(n) (e.g. in Westphalia Hanover and Pomerania) from hol ‘hollow cave bog’; or a topographic name from the same word. German (Hölle): see Hoelle . Dutch: from a short form of an ancient Germanic compound name with the element hold ‘loyalty’ for instance Holdert Hollebrand Holger and Holmer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Helle, Holte, Nolle, Bolle, Halle, Holl, Hole, Holler, Molle, Houle

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Where is the Holle family from?

You can see how Holle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 19 Holle families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Holle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Holle families in 1911.
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What did your Holle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Holle. 67% of Holle men worked as a Carpenter. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Carpenter
  • Contractor
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holle. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Holle. For the veterans among your Holle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Holle in 1944 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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