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Holster Name Meaning

North German: probably a variant of Holst (with the addition of the agent suffix -er), but perhaps a habitational name from Holsten near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Holter, Holsten, Hosler, Roster, Poster, Hoster, Hiester, Holtzer

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Holster Family Origin

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Holster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Barber

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holster family was Barber. Farmer, Day Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holster. The most common Holster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Holster's were Farmers.

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Holster Historical Records

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Holster Life Expectancy

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