Hollingsworth Family History

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Hollingsworth Name Meaning

English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century. Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Hollingsworth Family Origin

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Hollingsworth Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollingsworth. A less common occupation for the Hollingsworth family was Labourer. The most common Hollingsworth occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Hollingsworth's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Hollingsworth | Data not to scale

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Hollingsworth Life Expectancy

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