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Holen Family History

Holen Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’, ‘mound’ (see Hole).Shortened form of Dutch van (den) Holen, a variant of Hole 2.

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

29,136 Historical Documents with Holen on Ancestry.com
8,421 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,212 Military Records
2,197 Immigration Records
6,810 Census and Voter Lists
9,496 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Holen Families

  • Number of Holen families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Holen families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Holen families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Holen census records

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Holen Family Origin

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Holen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Holen

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Holen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Holen census records

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Holen Civil War Service Records

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