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Holmer Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Holmer in Buckinghamshire and Herefordshire, both named with Old English hol ‘hollow’ + mere ‘pool’. English: topographic name for someone who lived either on a piece of slightly raised land lying in a fen or partly surrounded by streams or where holly grew, from a derivative of Middle English holm (see Holm 1 and 2). Swedish, Danish, and North German (Schleswig-Holstein): topographic name for someone who lived on an island (see Holm).

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

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Holmer Family Origin

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Holmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

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Holmer Historical Records

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Holmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Holmer Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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