Holdorf Family History

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Holdorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, all in northern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Holtorf, Handorf, Nondorf, Waldorf, Holford, Kasdorf, Endorf, Holberg

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Holdorf Family Origin

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Holdorf Family Occupations

What did your Holdorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Broom Shop and Capitalist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holdorf. A less common occupation for the Holdorf family was Carpenter. The most common Holdorf occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Holdorf's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Broom Shop

  • Capitalist

  • Carpenter


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

Holdorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holdorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holdorf 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Holdorf. 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 399 military records available for the last name Holdorf. For the veterans among your Holdorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holdorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Holdorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Holdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Holdorf in 1962 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holdorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holdorf 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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