Holbeck Family History

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Holbeck Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named south of Berlin, probably from a derivative of Sorbian holb ‘dove’, ‘pigeon’.

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

Similar surnames: Colbeck, Holberg, Robeck, Kolbeck, Walbeck, Halleck, Holbach, Holben

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Holbeck Family Origin

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Holbeck Family Occupations

What did your Holbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holbeck family was Machinist. Blacksmith, Butcher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holbeck. The most common Holbeck occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Holbeck's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Machinist


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

Holbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 524 immigration records available for the last name Holbeck. 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 473 military records available for the last name Holbeck. For the veterans among your Holbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Holbeck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Holbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Holbeck in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holbeck 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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