Holme Family History

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Holme Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire) and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a holly tree, from Middle English holm, a divergent development of Old English hole(g)n; the main development was towards modern English holly (see Hollis). English and Scottish: topographic name or habitational name from northern Middle English holm ‘island’, Old Norse holmr (see Holm 1). Danish and Swedish: variant of Holm 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from the dative singular of Old Norse holmr ‘islet’, ‘low flat land beside a river’.

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


Similar surnames: Holm, Holmer, Hole, Halse, Homme, Holte, Hope, Hulse, Holmes, Horne

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Holme Family Origin

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Holme Family Occupations

What did your Holme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holme family was Keeps House. The most common Holme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Holme's were Farmers. Farmer, House Painter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holme.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • House Painter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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Holme Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holme Life Expectancy

What is the average Holme lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Holme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Holme in 1961 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holme 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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