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Holway Name Meaning

English: variant of Holloway, possibly specifically from Holway in Somerset.

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


Similar surnames: Holaway, Holdway, Solway, Rodway, Holdaway, Hollaway, Holly, Howry

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Holway Family Origin

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Holway Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Bootmaker

    5%
  • Dairyman

    5%

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holway. The most common Holway occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 8% of Holway's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Holway family was Dairyman.

Source: Census data for Holway | Data not to scale

Holway Historical Records

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Holway Life Expectancy

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