Holtzclaw Family History

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Holtzclaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Holzklau, which translates into modern German as ‘wood thief’, but is probably a nickname for someone who gathered wood, from Middle High German holz ‘wood’ + a derivative of kluben ‘to pick up’, ‘gather’, ‘steal’.

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


Similar surnames: Holtsclaw, Holtz, Holsclaw, Holtzer, Dollar, Holzman, Hallas

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Holtzclaw Family Origin

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Holtzclaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holtzclaw. A less common occupation for the Holtzclaw family was Farming. The most common Holtzclaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Holtzclaw's were Farmers.

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Holtzclaw Historical Records

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Holtzclaw Life Expectancy

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