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

Similar surnames: Killingsworth, Hainsworth, Illingworth, Holdsworth, Hollinger

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Hollingsworth Family Origin

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Hollingsworth Family Occupations

What did your Hollingsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollingsworth.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer


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Hollingsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hollingsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hollingsworth 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hollingsworth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hollingsworth. For the veterans among your Hollingsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hollingsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hollingsworth lifespan?

Between 1989 and 2004, in the United States, Hollingsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hollingsworth in 1989 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hollingsworth

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