Holmgren Family History

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Holmgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements holm ‘island’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

Similar surnames: Hultgren, Malmgren, Helgren, Palmgren, Almgren, Hallgren, Mogren

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Holmgren Family Origin

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Holmgren Family Occupations

What did your Holmgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cadmuin tier Plater and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holmgren. 34% of Holmgren men worked as a Cadmuin tier Plater and 67% of Holmgren women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holmgren were Salesman Textile and Unpaid Domestic Duties A S I Baray T

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cadmuin tier Plater
  • Dock Labourer (retired
  • Salesman Textile

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Photographers Receptionist
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties A S I Baray T

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

Holmgren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Holmgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holmgren 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Holmgren. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Holmgren. For the veterans among your Holmgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holmgren Life Expectancy

What is the average Holmgren lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Holmgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Holmgren in 1953 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holmgren

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