Holderby Family History

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Holderby Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of English Holdenby, a habitational name from Holdenby in Northamptonshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Halfdan + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. Alternatively, perhaps, an Americanized form of Holderbaum.

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


Similar surnames: Enderby, Goldsby, Ellerby, Holberg, Sowerby, Overby, Golder, Holder

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Holderby Family Origin

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Holderby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farm Labor

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Labor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holderby. The most common Holderby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Holderby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holderby family was Laborer.

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Holderby Life Expectancy

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