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Holbert Family History

Holbert Name Meaning
English: from a Middle English personal name Holbert, which according to Reaney is probably a survival of an unrecorded Old English name Holdbeorht, composed of the Germanic elements hold ‘friendly’, ‘gracious’, or ‘loyal’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

163,021 Historical Documents with Holbert on Ancestry.com
36,147 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,693 Military Records
955 Immigration Records
24,392 Census and Voter Lists
96,834 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Holbert Families

  • Number of Holbert families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Holbert families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Holbert families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Holbert census records

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Holbert Family Origin

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Holbert Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Holbert

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Holbert Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Holbert census records

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Holbert Civil War Service Records

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