Hollifield Family History

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Hollifield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named in Old English with halig ‘holy’ + Old English feld ‘open country’. This may be Holyfield in Essex (which belonged to Waltham Abbey), but the present-day distribution of the name (mainly in the Midlands and Wales) suggests that another source may be involved.

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


Similar surnames: Hollowell, Corfield, Horsfield, Belfield, Cockfield, Oldfield

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Hollifield Family Origin

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Hollifield Family Occupations

What did your Hollifield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hollifield family was Farm. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollifield. The most common Hollifield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Hollifield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm

    3%

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Hollifield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hollifield Life Expectancy

What is the average Hollifield lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hollifield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hollifield in 1941 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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