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Holsman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Holzmann .

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

Similar surnames: Housman, Holzman, Hilsman, Hoilman, Houseman, Dolman, Hollman, Hosman

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Where is the Holsman family from?

You can see how Holsman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holsman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Holsman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Holsman families living in Ohio. This was about 60% of all the recorded Holsman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Holsman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holsman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Holsman. 44% of Holsman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Holsman women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holsman 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Holsman. 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 293 military records available for the last name Holsman. For the veterans among your Holsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holsman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Holsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Holsman in 1952 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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