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Hollen Family History

Hollen Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a holly tree from Middle English holin ‘holly’ (Old English holegn). Compare Hollis . Dutch: patronymic from Holle

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

Similar surnames: Holley, Holden, Holben, Holle, Holten, Holler, Hallen, Wollen, Pollen

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Where is the Hollen family from?

You can see how Hollen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hollen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hollen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Hollen families living in Alberta. This was about 26% of all the recorded Hollen's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Hollen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hollen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hollen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hollen. 100% of Hollen men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hollen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hollen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hollen. 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 Hollen. For the veterans among your Hollen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hollen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hollen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hollen in 1960 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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