Holtan Family History

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Holtan Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, from the definite plural form of holt ‘small wood’ (see Holt).

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


Similar surnames: Holten, Holton, Holan, Holter, Holte, Holien, Bolten, Bolton, Soltau

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Holtan Family Origin

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Holtan Family Occupations

What did your Holtan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accounts Colliery Clerk and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holtan. 25% of Holtan men worked as an Accounts Colliery Clerk and 29% of Holtan women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holtan were Warehouse Carpenter and Publican

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accounts Colliery Clerk
    25%
  • Final Year
    25%
  • Police Office (shanga
    25%
  • Warehouse Carpenter
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Ladies Convenince Caretaker
    15%
  • Publican
    15%

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

Holtan Historical Records

What Holtan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holtan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holtan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holtan. 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 272 military records available for the last name Holtan. For the veterans among your Holtan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holtan Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Holtan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Holtan in 1959 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtan

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