Holsclaw Family History

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Holsclaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Holzklau (see Holtzclaw).

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


Similar surnames: Holtsclaw, Holtzclaw, Hosley, Holck, Dollar, Hanshaw, Holsman, Hoshaw

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Holsclaw Family Origin

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Holsclaw Family Occupations

What did your Holsclaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holsclaw family was Keep House. The most common Holsclaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Holsclaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holsclaw.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keep House

    4%

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

Holsclaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holsclaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Holsclaw lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holsclaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Holsclaw in 1944 was 49, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holsclaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holsclaw 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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