Holman Family History

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Holman Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern) and Dutch: topographic name for a dweller in a hollow (see Hole). English (chiefly southern): topographic name for a dweller by a holly tree or on an island, from Middle English holm (see Holme) + man.

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


Similar surnames: Holdman, Polman, Tolman, Homan, Dolman, Hayman, Hopman, Notman

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Holman Family Origin

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Holman Family Occupations

What did your Holman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Holman. 36% of Holman men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Holman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holman were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Income
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%

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

Holman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 218,000 census records available for the last name Holman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holman 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Holman. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Holman. For the veterans among your Holman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holman Life Expectancy

What is the average Holman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Holman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Holman in 1940 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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