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Holle Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of numerous places named Holle(n) (e.g. in Westphalia, Hannover, and Pomerania), from hol ‘hollow’, ‘cave’, ‘bog’; or a topographic name from the same word. German (Hölle): variant of Helle 2.

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


Similar surnames: Helle, Holte, Nolle, Bolle, Halle, Holl, Hole, Holler, Molle, Houle

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Where is the Holle family from?

You can see how Holle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Holle family living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Holle's in the USA. New York and 2 other states had the highest population of Holle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holle. 28% of Holle men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Holle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holle were Farm and Teacher.

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Farm
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Holle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holle. 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 Holle. For the veterans among your Holle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Holle in 1944 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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