Holschuh Family History

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Holschuh Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a clog maker, from Middle Low German holt ‘wood’ + scho ‘shoe’ (see Hoelscher).

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


Similar surnames: Holzschuh, Hoelscher, Hoeschen, Schuh, Handschuh, Hulcher, Hosch

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Holschuh Family Origin

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Holschuh Family Occupations

What did your Holschuh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holschuh occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Holschuh's were Laborers. Laborer, Pensioner and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holschuh. A less common occupation for the Holschuh family was St. Commissioner.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Pensioner

    25%
  • Retail Grocer

    25%
  • St. Commissioner

    25%

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

Holschuh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holschuh Life Expectancy

What is the average Holschuh lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Holschuh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Holschuh in 1960 was 47, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holschuh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holschuh 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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