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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • House Painter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

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Holme Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holme

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