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Holter Name Meaning

English (Sussex): topographic name for someone who lived by a holt, a small wood, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. North German (also Hölter): habitational name from places called Holter or Hölter. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway, from the indefinite plural of holt ‘holt’, ‘small wood’ (see Holt).

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


Similar surnames: Holten, Holte, Holtzer, Halter, Holmer, Hoster, Holder, Hoelter

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Holter Family Origin

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Holter Family Occupations

What did your Holter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Holter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Holter's were Farmers. Farmer and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holter. A less common occupation for the Holter family was Farmers Son.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Going To School

    40%
  • Farmers Son

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Holter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Holter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Holter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Holter. For the veterans among your Holter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holter Life Expectancy

What is the average Holter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Holter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Holter in 1952 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holter 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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