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Hollar Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Hollaar: shortened form of Hollander .

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


Similar surnames: Dollar, Koller, Holler, Hallam, Colla, Mollard, Hosler, Goller

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Where is the Hollar family from?

You can see how Hollar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hollar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hollar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Hollar families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 31% of all the recorded Hollar's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hollar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hollar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hollar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hollar. 24% of Hollar men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hollar women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hollar were Truck Driver and Knitter. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Seamstress
    6%
  • Knitter
    6%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hollar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hollar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 783 immigration records available for the last name Hollar. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hollar. For the veterans among your Hollar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hollar lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hollar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hollar in 1943 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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