Holm Name Meaning

Northern English, German, and Scandinavian: topographic name for someone who lived on an island, in particular a piece of slightly raised land lying in a fen or partly surrounded by streams, Middle English, Middle Low German holm, Old Norse holmr, or a habitational name from a place named with this element. The Swedish name is often ornamental. English: topographic name for someone who lived where holly grew, from Middle English holm, a variant of holin ‘holly’, or possibly a habitational name from places called Holme (Dorset and West Yorkshire) or Holne (Devon), named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Holme, Helm, Holt, Hole, Hall, Hope, Olm, Hamm, Palm, Holl

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Holm Family Origin

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Holm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holm family was Carpenter. The most common Holm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Holm's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holm.

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Holm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Holm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Holm in 1943 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holm

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