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Holtzclaw Family History

Holtzclaw Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Holzklau, which translates into modern German as ‘wood thief’, but is probably a nickname for someone who gathered wood, from Middle High German holz ‘wood’ + a derivative of kluben ‘to pick up’, ‘gather’, ‘steal’.

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

188,385 Historical Documents with Holtzclaw on Ancestry
11,977 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,170 Military Records
223 Immigration Records
9,799 Census and Voter Lists
164,216 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Holtzclaw Families

  • Number of Holtzclaw families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Holtzclaw last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Holtzclaw Family Origin

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Holtzclaw Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Holtzclaw Civil War Service Records

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