Holden Family History

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Holden Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe. German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Holben, Howden, Colden, Holien, Hollen, Holder, Holten, Olden, Hole

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Holden Family Origin

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Holden Family Occupations

What did your Holden ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Holden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Cotton Weaver

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Holden occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 6% of Holden's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holden. A less common occupation for the Holden family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Holden Historical Records

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Holden Life Expectancy

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