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Hollings Family History

Hollings Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived among holly trees, from Middle English holins, a plural form from Old English hollegn ‘holly’.

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

Similar surnames: Holling, Hollis, Hollinger, Bolling, Colling, Hellings, Helling

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Where is the Hollings family from?

You can see how Hollings families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hollings family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hollings families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Hollings families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hollings's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hollings families in 1840.
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What did your Hollings ancestors do for a living?

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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
  • Servant
  • Housework
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Hollings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hollings 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 Hollings. 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 Hollings. For the veterans among your Hollings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hollings lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hollings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hollings in 1951 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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