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Holien Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in Trøndelag and Valdres named Holien; the Trondelag name is possibly from Old Norse hór ‘high’ + lið ‘slope’, ‘mountain’, while the Valdres one is from Old Norse Holvin, a compound of hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Holden, Holten, Holen, Holben, Hole, Olsen, Lien, Hollen, Kolden

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Holien Family Origin

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Holien Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Machine Shop

    11%
  • Works On R. R. Track

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Machine Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holien. The most common Holien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Holien's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holien family was Works On R. R. Track.

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Holien Historical Records

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Holien Life Expectancy

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