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Holsten Family History

Holsten Name Meaning
North German: variant of Holstein.Dutch: habitational name from Hoolsteen in Zonhoven, Belgium, from hol ‘hollow’ + steen ‘stone’.

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

36,849 Historical Documents with Holsten on Ancestry.com
11,084 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,340 Military Records
1,074 Immigration Records
6,107 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Holsten Families

  • Number of Holsten families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Holsten families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Holsten last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Holsten census records

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Holsten Family Origin

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Holsten Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Holsten

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Holsten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Holsten census records

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Holsten Civil War Service Records

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