Holden Family History

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Holden Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe. German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Holben, Howden, Colden, Holien, Hollen, Holder, Holten, Olden, Hole

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Holden Family Origin

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Holden Family Occupations

What did your Holden ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holden. The most common Holden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Holden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holden family was Farming.

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Holden Historical Records

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Holden Life Expectancy

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