Holben Family History

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Holben Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant of Holbein. English: habitational name from either of two places named in Devon and Kent named Holbeam, from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + beam ‘tree’, or from Holbeanwood in Ticehurst, a minor place in Sussex.

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

Similar surnames: Holden, Holten, Hollen, Holen, Holien, Hole, Holberg, Holle, Holler

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Holben Family Origin

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Holben Family Occupations

What did your Holben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holben. A less common occupation for the Holben family was Keeps House. The most common Holben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Holben's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeps House


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

Holben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Holben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holben 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Holben. 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 Holben. For the veterans among your Holben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holben Life Expectancy

What is the average Holben lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Holben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Holben in 1945 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holben 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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