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Holloway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places so called, from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + weg ‘way’, ‘path’. In Ireland, it has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic (see Hulvey).

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


Similar surnames: Hollowell, Alloway, Hallaway, Holyoak, Holladay, Hallows, Halliday

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Holloway Family Origin

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Holloway Family Occupations

What did your Holloway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holloway. A less common occupation for the Holloway family was Farm Laborer. The most common Holloway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Holloway's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Holloway Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Holloway ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Holloway Life Expectancy

What is the average Holloway lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Holloway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Holloway in 1940 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holloway ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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