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Holten Name Meaning

Dutch and German (also North German von Holten): habitational name from places so called, from Low German holt ‘holt’, ‘copse’, ‘small wood’. There is one in the Dutch province of Overijssel and another near Oberhausen in the Rhineland. Danish: variant of Holt. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the definite singular form of holt ‘holt’, ‘small wood’ (see Holt), or from holt ‘hill’, ‘stony slope’. English: variant spelling of Holton.

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


Similar surnames: Holte, Holter, Holton, Holen, Holtan, Holben, Holien, Nolen, Holden

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Holten Family Origin

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Holten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Commercant

    20%
  • Journelier

    20%
  • Laboror

    20%

In 1881, Farmer, Commercant and Journelier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holten. A less common occupation for the Holten family was Laboror. The most common Holten occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Holten's were Farmers.

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Holten Life Expectancy

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