Holmgren Family History

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Holmgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements holm ‘island’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Hultgren, Malmgren, Helgren, Palmgren, Almgren, Hallgren, Mogren

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Holmgren Family Origin

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Holmgren Family Occupations

What did your Holmgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holmgren family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holmgren. The most common Holmgren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Holmgren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Holmgren ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Holmgren Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holmgren Life Expectancy

What is the average Holmgren lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Holmgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Holmgren in 1953 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holmgren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holmgren 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.

Famous Holmgren Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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