Holey Family History

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Holey Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Wholey.

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

Similar surnames: Holly, Hosey, Hiley, Hoey, Hooey, Moley, Howey, Roley, Goley, Howley

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Holey Family Origin

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Holey Family Occupations

What did your Holey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holey. The most common Holey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Holey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holey family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Brick Mason


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

Holey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Holey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holey. 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 929 military records available for the last name Holey. For the veterans among your Holey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holey Life Expectancy

What is the average Holey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Holey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Holey in 1953 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holey 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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