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Holgerson Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Holger. Respelling of Danish and Norwegian Holgersen, or Swedish Holgersson, a patronymic (cognate with 1) from the Old Danish and Swedish personal name Holmger, composed of the elements holm ‘islet’ + -ger, ‘spear’.

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


Similar surnames: Helgerson, Solverson, Tolleson, Ingerson, Helgesen, Holverson

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Holgerson Family Origin

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Holgerson Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Holgerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Holgerson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Holgerson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holgerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holgerson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Holgerson. 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 Holgerson. For the veterans among your Holgerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holgerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Holgerson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Holgerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Holgerson in 1950 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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