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Holman Family History

Holman Name Meaning
English (chiefly southern) and Dutch: topographic name for a dweller in a hollow (see Hole).English (chiefly southern): topographic name for a dweller by a holly tree or on an island, from Middle English holm (see Holme) + man.

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

1,205,119 Historical Documents with Holman on Ancestry.com
272,523 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
31,072 Military Records
17,760 Immigration Records
204,857 Census and Voter Lists
678,907 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Holman Families

  • Number of Holman families
     140 - 277
     47 - 139
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Holman families
     413 - 824
     138 - 412
     1 - 137
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Holman families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Holman census records

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Holman Family Origin

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Holman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Holman

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Holman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Holman census records

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Holman Civil War Service Records

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