Holten Family History

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Holten Name Meaning

Dutch and German (also North German von Holten): habitational name from places so called, from Low German holt ‘holt’, ‘copse’, ‘small wood’. There is one in the Dutch province of Overijssel and another near Oberhausen in the Rhineland. Danish: variant of Holt. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the definite singular form of holt ‘holt’, ‘small wood’ (see Holt), or from holt ‘hill’, ‘stony slope’. English: variant spelling of Holton.

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

Similar surnames: Holte, Holter, Holton, Holen, Holtan, Holben, Holien, Nolen, Holden

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Holten Family Origin

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Holten Family Occupations

What did your Holten ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, 1st Class Sct Sergeant Get Pol Finger Print Expert and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holten. 4% of Holten men worked as a 1st Class Sct Sergeant Get Pol Finger Print Expert and 45% of Holten women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holten were Butcher (master) and caling Cottage Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • 1st Class Sct Sergeant Get Pol Finger Print Expert
  • Boot Repairer
  • Brewery Departmental Manager
  • Butcher (master)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bookkeeper
  • Domestic
  • caling Cottage Home

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

Holten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Holten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holten 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Holten. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Holten. For the veterans among your Holten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holten Life Expectancy

What is the average Holten lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Holten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Holten in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

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