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Holtby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Holtby, a place near York, probably named with the Old Norse personal name Holti + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hornby, Colby, Hobby, Holton, Maltby, Goldsby, Godby, Ostby, Milby

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Holtby Family Origin

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Holtby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Holtby family was Carpenter. The most common Holtby occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Holtby's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holtby.

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Holtby Historical Records

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Holtby Life Expectancy

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