Holladay Family History

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Holladay Name Meaning

English: from Old English haligdæg ‘holy day’, ‘religious festival’. The reasons why this word should have become a surname are not clear; probably it was used as a byname for one born on a religious festival day.

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


Similar surnames: Hockaday, Hallaway, Holloway, Allday, Holliman, Golladay, Hollaway

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Holladay Family Origin

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Holladay Family Occupations

What did your Holladay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holladay. A less common occupation for the Holladay family was Keeping House. The most common Holladay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Holladay's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Holladay Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holladay Life Expectancy

What is the average Holladay lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holladay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Holladay in 1944 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holladay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holladay 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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