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Holmquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements holm ‘island’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Palmquist, Malmquist, Elmquist, Hultquist, Hallquist, Almquist

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Holmquist Family Origin

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Holmquist Family Occupations

What did your Holmquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holmquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Holmquist's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holmquist. A less common occupation for the Holmquist family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

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

Holmquist Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Holmquist ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Holmquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Holmquist lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Holmquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Holmquist in 1951 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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