Holway Family History

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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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Holway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Holway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holway 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 960 immigration records available for the last name Holway. 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 983 military records available for the last name Holway. For the veterans among your Holway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holway Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Holway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Holway in 1963 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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