Hole Family History

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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

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Hole Family Origin

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Hole Family Occupations

What did your Hole ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hole. 2% of Hole men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Hole women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hole were Colliery Hewer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Hole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Hole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hole 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hole. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Hole. For the veterans among your Hole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hole Life Expectancy

What is the average Hole lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hole

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.

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