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Holdsworth Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from either of two places in West Yorkshire now called Holdsworth, both probably originally named with an Old English byname Halda ‘bent’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Molesworth, Dodsworth, Hawksworth, Hemsworth, Hainsworth, Wadsworth

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Holdsworth Family Origin

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Holdsworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Holdsworth family was Grocer. The most common Holdsworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Holdsworth's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holdsworth.

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Holdsworth Historical Records

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Holdsworth Life Expectancy

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