Holtrop Family History

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Holtrop Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a place so named near Leer, or from any of several places called Holtrup, for example one near Vechta and another near Minden.

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

Similar surnames: Holton, Holbrook, Holte, Hattrup, Holtorf, Harrop, Holter, Holt

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Holtrop Family Origin

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Holtrop Family Occupations

What did your Holtrop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holtrop. 34% of Holtrop men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Meat Cutter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Holtrop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 880 census records available for the last name Holtrop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holtrop 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Holtrop. 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 139 military records available for the last name Holtrop. For the veterans among your Holtrop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holtrop Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtrop lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Holtrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Holtrop in 1960 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtrop 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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