Hold Name Meaning

English: from Old Norse holdr, within the Danelaw (the region of pre-conquest England where Danish rule and custom was dominant) a rank of feudal nobility immediately below that of earl. German: nickname from Middle High German holde ‘friend’ or ‘servant’, ‘vassal’. German (Höld): variant of Held ‘hero’ (see Held 1), found chiefly in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Held, Holl, Bold, Gold, Holm, Holt, Hald, Old, Wold, Hole

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Hold Family Origin

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Hold Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    4%
  • Cartman

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Hold occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Hold's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hold family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Maker and Cartman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hold.

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Hold Historical Records

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Hold Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Hold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hold in 1962 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hold

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