Holaway Family History

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Holaway Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Holloway.

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

Similar surnames: Hollaway, Holaday, Holdway, Holway, Holdaway, Calaway, Solway

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Holaway Family Origin

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Holaway Family Occupations

What did your Holaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineers Estimating Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holaway. 20% of Holaway men worked as an Engineers Estimating Clerk and 50% of Holaway women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holaway were Motoraple Manufactures (rtd) and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineers Estimating Clerk
  • Heavy Lorry Driver (refuse Lorry)
  • Infactor Of Glese Etc
  • Motoraple Manufactures (rtd)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • House Duties
  • Housekeeper

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

Holaway Historical Records

What Holaway family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Holaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holaway 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 58 immigration records available for the last name Holaway. 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 623 military records available for the last name Holaway. For the veterans among your Holaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Holaway lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Holaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Holaway in 1963 was 63, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holaway 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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