Holl Family History

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Holl Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German hol ‘hollow’, ‘hole’. German: from a short form of Hold. German (Höll): variant of Helle 2, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Hell, Roll, Poll, Holt, Toll, Hold, Hole, Hohl, Noll

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Holl Family Origin

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Holl Family Occupations

What did your Holl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holl. 20% of Holl men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Holl women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holl were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%

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

Holl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Holl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holl 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Holl. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Holl. For the veterans among your Holl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holl Life Expectancy

What is the average Holl lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Holl in 1944 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holl 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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