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Holdorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named all in northern Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Holtorf, Handorf, Nondorf, Waldorf, Holford, Kasdorf, Endorf, Holberg

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Where is the Holdorf family from?

You can see how Holdorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holdorf family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Holdorf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Holdorf family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Holdorf's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Holdorf families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holdorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holdorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Holdorf. 28% of Holdorf men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Holdorf women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holdorf were Laborer and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holdorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holdorf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 599 immigration records available for the last name Holdorf. 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 Cards

There are 399 military records available for the last name Holdorf. For the veterans among your Holdorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holdorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Holdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Holdorf in 1962 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

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