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Holling Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Hollen . German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Helling, Rolling, Hollings, Bolling, Halling, Hollen, Hollier

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Where is the Holling family from?

You can see how Holling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holling families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 25 Holling families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Holling's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Holling families in 1911.
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What did your Holling ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Holling. 60% of Holling men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Holling women worked as a Domestic. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Machinist
  • Pensionnaire

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Domestic
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Holling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holling 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Holling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Holling. For the veterans among your Holling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Holling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Holling in 1962 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

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