Hole Name Meaning

English (mainly southwest England): topographic name for someone who lived by a depression or low-lying spot, from Old English holh ‘hole’, ‘hollow’, ‘depression’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the dative singular or indefinite plural form of Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’, ‘mound’. Shortened form of Dutch van (den) Hole, a habitational name from the common place name Hol, meaning ‘hollow’, ‘depression’, ‘valley’, or a topographic name from the same term.

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


Similar surnames: Holme, Holen, Hope, Hale, Hoyle, Holt, Hose, Howe, Holm, Hove

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hole Family Origin

Where is the Hole family from?

SHOW MORE

Hole Family Occupations

What did your Hole ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hole occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Hole's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hole. A less common occupation for the Hole family was Labourer.

Source: Census data for Hole | Data not to scale

Hole Historical Records

What Hole family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hole ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hole

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hole Life Expectancy

What is the average Hole lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hole 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Hole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hole in 1955 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hole

Famous Hole Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name