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

What did your Holderby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Haulage Contr Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holderby. 25% of Holderby men worked as a Colliery Haulage Contr Heavy Worker and 84% of Holderby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holderby were Labourer Wire Works and Mender Hosiery M

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Haulage Contr Heavy Worker
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Labourer Wire Works
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Mender Hosiery M
    17%

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

Holderby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holderby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holderby 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Holderby. 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 855 military records available for the last name Holderby. For the veterans among your Holderby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holderby Life Expectancy

What is the average Holderby lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Holderby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Holderby in 1959 was 55, and 89 in 2004.

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