Holroyd Family History

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Holroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various minor places in northern England so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + rod ‘clearing’ (see Rhodes).

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

Similar surnames: Oldroyd, Holford, Holbrook, Holton, Halford, Colford, Hopwood

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Holroyd Family Origin

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Holroyd Family Occupations

What did your Holroyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Holroyd. 61% of Holroyd men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Storekeeper
  • Clerk

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

Holroyd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Holroyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holroyd 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Holroyd. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Holroyd. For the veterans among your Holroyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holroyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Holroyd lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Holroyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Holroyd in 1943 was 26, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holroyd ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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