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Holweger Family History

Holweger Name Meaning
German: probably a topographic name for a person living by a high-sided road, from Middle High German hol ‘hollow’ + weg ‘way’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

8,168 Historical Documents with Holweger on Ancestry.com
1,292 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
162 Military Records
100 Immigration Records
759 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Holweger Families

  • Number of Holweger families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Holweger census records

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Holweger Family Origin

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Holweger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Holweger

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Holweger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Holweger census records

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Military Service by Holweger

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