Holum Family History

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Holum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Holum, either from the dative plural of hol ‘hollow’, ‘depression’ or from hol + heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Hoium, Solum, Hole, Norum, Allum, Hoem, Sorum, Holm, Holle, Bolam

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Holum Family Origin

Where is the Holum family from?

Holum Family Occupations

What did your Holum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holum. The most common Holum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Holum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holum family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Holum Historical Records

What Holum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holum 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Holum. 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 369 military records available for the last name Holum. For the veterans among your Holum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holum Life Expectancy

What is the average Holum lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Holum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Holum in 1949 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holum 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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