Holum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Holum, either from the dative plural of hol ‘hollow’, ‘depression’ or from hol + heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoium, Solum, Hole, Norum, Allum, Hoem, Sorum, Holm, Holle, Bolam

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Holum Family Origin

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Holum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holum family was Keeping House. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holum. The most common Holum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Holum's were Farmers.

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Holum Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Holum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Holum in 1949 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holum

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