Holloway Family History

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Holloway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places so called, from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + weg ‘way’, ‘path’. In Ireland, it has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic (see Hulvey).

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


Similar surnames: Hollowell, Alloway, Hallaway, Holyoak, Holladay, Hallows, Halliday

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Holloway Family Origin

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Holloway Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    1%

In 1881, the most common Holloway occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Holloway's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holloway. A less common occupation for the Holloway family was Bricklayer.

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Holloway Historical Records

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Holloway Life Expectancy

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