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Holdt Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German holt ‘small wood’. Danish and Norwegian: variant of Holt.

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

Similar surnames: Holt, Hoeft, Molt, Holm, Polt, Hold, Bold, Holst, Holle, Holck

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Where is the Holdt family from?

You can see how Holdt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holdt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Holdt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Holdt families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Holdt's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Holdt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holdt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holdt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Holdt. 27% of Holdt men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Holdt women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holdt were Farming and Housework. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Holdt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holdt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holdt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Holdt. For the veterans among your Holdt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holdt lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Holdt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Holdt in 1964 was 72, and 44 in 2004.

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