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Hoelzer Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a lumberjack or woodcutter, from Middle High German holz ‘wood’ + -er, agent noun suffix. South German (Hölzer): topographic name from Middle High German holz ‘wood’, ‘copse’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Hoeller, Helmer, Holder, Hosler, Herzer, Holler, Hoefler, Helder

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Hoelzer Family Origin

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Hoelzer Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Dairy Man (Retired)

    8%

In 1880, the most common Hoelzer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Hoelzer's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoelzer. A less common occupation for the Hoelzer family was Dairy Man (Retired).

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Hoelzer Historical Records

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Hoelzer Life Expectancy

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