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Holes Family History

Holes Name Meaning

English: variant of Hole 1.

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


Similar surnames: Soles, Boles, Hole, Holms, Toles, Hyles, Hopes, Poles, Hales, Holen

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Where is the Holes family from?

You can see how Holes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holes families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Holes families living in North Carolina. This was about 38% of all the recorded Holes's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Holes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holes. 35% of Holes men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Holes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holes were Miner and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Miner
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Housework
    19%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Holes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 912 immigration records available for the last name Holes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Holes. For the veterans among your Holes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Holes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Holes in 1964 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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