Holan Family History

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Holan Name Meaning

Czech: nickname from a derivative of holý ‘naked’, ‘bare’, or ‘clean-shaven’ (see Holy). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms, chiefly in Trøndelag, so named from hol, definite plural form of Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’, ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Holen, Holtan, Soland, Polan, Ulan, Malan, Honan, Hogan, Wolan

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Holan Family Origin

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Holan Family Occupations

What did your Holan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holan. 6% of Holan men worked as a General Labourer and 40% of Holan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holan were Bricklayer and Grocer Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    6%
  • Postman
    4%
  • Apprentice Fitter Marine
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Cook
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Grocer Shop Assistant
    3%

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

Holan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Holan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Holan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Holan. For the veterans among your Holan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holan Life Expectancy

What is the average Holan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Holan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Holan in 1950 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holan

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