Holaway Family History

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Holaway Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Holloway.

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


Similar surnames: Hollaway, Holaday, Holdway, Holway, Holdaway, Calaway, Solway

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Holaway Family Origin

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Holaway Family Occupations

What did your Holaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holaway. A less common occupation for the Holaway family was Farm Laborer. The most common Holaway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Holaway's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Holaway ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Holaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holaway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Holaway

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Holaway. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Holaway. For the veterans among your Holaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Holaway lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Holaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Holaway in 1963 was 63, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holaway ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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