Holsted Family History

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Holsted Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Halstead, or an altered spelling of Norwegian Holstad.

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

Similar surnames: Holstead, Halsted, Holstad, Hallsted, Holster, Holten, Hogsed

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Holsted Family Origin

Where is the Holsted family from?

Holsted Family Occupations

What did your Holsted ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holsted occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Holsted's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holsted. A less common occupation for the Holsted family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Holsted Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holsted. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holsted 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Holsted. 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 401 military records available for the last name Holsted. For the veterans among your Holsted ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holsted Life Expectancy

What is the average Holsted lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Holsted life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Holsted in 1958 was 39, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holsted

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holsted ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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