Hoelscher Family History

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Hoelscher Name Meaning

North German (Hölscher): occupational name for a maker of clogs (wooden shoes), Middle Low German holsche (from Middle Low German holt ‘wood’ + scho ‘shoe’), with the agent noun suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Hoeschen, Hoelzer, Holschuh, Holscher, Loescher, Hulcher, Kreischer

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Hoelscher Family Origin

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Hoelscher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoelscher. A less common occupation for the Hoelscher family was Grocer. The most common Hoelscher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hoelscher's were Farmers.

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Hoelscher Historical Records

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Hoelscher Life Expectancy

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