Holsey Family History

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Holsey Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Halsey.

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


Similar surnames: Hulsey, Halsey, Wolsey, Horsey, Yousey, Wilsey, Hosey, Holey, Homsey

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Holsey Family Origin

Where is the Holsey family from?

Holsey Family Occupations

What did your Holsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Holsey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holsey family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holsey.

View Census data for Holsey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Labor

    6%

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

Holsey Historical Records

What Holsey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holsey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Holsey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Holsey. 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 Holsey. For the veterans among your Holsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Holsey lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Holsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Holsey in 1947 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holsey 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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