Holl Family History

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Holl Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German hol ‘hollow’, ‘hole’. German: from a short form of Hold. German (Höll): variant of Helle 2, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Doll, Hell, Roll, Poll, Holt, Toll, Hold, Hole, Hohl, Noll

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Holl Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Holl name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Holl. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Holl Family Origin

Where is the Holl family from?

Holl Family Occupations

What did your Holl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Holl family was Bank Clerk. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Artist Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holl. The most common Holl occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Holl's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Artist Painter

  • Bank Clerk


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

Holl Historical Records

What Holl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Holl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holl 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Holl. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Holl. For the veterans among your Holl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holl Life Expectancy

What is the average Holl lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Holl in 1944 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holl 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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