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Holling Family History

Holling Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Hollen . German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Helling, Rolling, Hollings, Bolling, Halling, Hollen, Hollier

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Where is the Holling family from?

You can see how Holling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Holling families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Holling families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Holling's in USA. New York had the highest population of Holling families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Holling. 31% of Holling men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Holling women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holling were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Holling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holling 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Holling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Holling. For the veterans among your Holling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Holling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Holling in 1962 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

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