Holsen Family History

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Holsen Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and Dutch: patronymic of uncertain etymology; possibly a reduced form of Holgerson.

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


Similar surnames: Holten, Olsen, Holen, Dolsen, Colen, Holien, Monsen, Osen, Hole

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Holsen Family Origin

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Holsen Family Occupations

What did your Holsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holsen. A less common occupation for the Holsen family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Holsen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Holsen's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Carpet Weaver

    10%

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

Holsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Holsen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Holsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Holsen in 1963 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holsen 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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