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Holroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various minor places in northern England so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + rod ‘clearing’ (see Rhodes).

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


Similar surnames: Oldroyd, Holford, Holbrook, Holton, Halford, Colford, Hopwood

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Holroyd Family Origin

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Holroyd Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Woollen Weaver

    2%
  • Cotton Spinner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Holroyd occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Holroyd's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Woollen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holroyd. A less common occupation for the Holroyd family was Cotton Spinner.

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Holroyd Historical Records

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Holroyd Life Expectancy

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