Holst Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: regional name for someone from Holstein, Danish Holtsete ‘person from Holstein’. Dutch: habitational name from Holst in Limburg.

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


Similar surnames: Hulst, Holt, Host, Horst, Post, Hulse, Holdt, Holm, Hilst, Hole

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Holst Family Origin

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Holst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holst family was Grocer. The most common Holst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Holst's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holst.

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Holst Historical Records

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Holst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Holst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Holst in 1954 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holst

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