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Holte Name Meaning

North German: variant of Holt. North German: habitational name from any of several places so named. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, most of them named from the dative singular of holt (see Holt). Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic compound personal name with initial element holt ‘loyal’, ‘friendly’.

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


Similar surnames: Holten, Holt, Holter, Hole, Holme, Holle, Bolte, Hope, Halle, Horne

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Where is the Holte family from?

You can see how Holte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holte families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Holte families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Holte's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Holte families in 1911.
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What did your Holte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Holte. 82% of Holte men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    82%
  • Farmers Son
    19%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Holte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holte 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holte. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Holte. For the veterans among your Holte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holte lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Holte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Holte in 1957 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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