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Honold Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hunold, composed of the elements hun- ‘giant’ or hun ‘bear cub’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Konold, Heinold, Harold, Arnold, Menold, Herold, Howard, Howald, Hood

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Where is the Honold family from?

You can see how Honold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Honold family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Honold families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Honold families living in Middlesex. This was about 22% of all the recorded Honold's in the UK. Middlesex had the highest population of Honold families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Honold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Honold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Honold. 18% of Honold men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Honold women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Honold were Truck Driver and New Worker.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • New Worker
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Honold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 934 immigration records available for the last name Honold. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Honold. For the veterans among your Honold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Honold lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Honold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Honold in 1959 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

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