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Holsten Name Meaning

North German: variant of Holstein. Dutch: habitational name from Hoolsteen in Zonhoven, Belgium, from hol ‘hollow’ + steen ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Holston, Holten, Holstein, Holster, Holben, Hulstein, Holte, Holst

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Holsten Family Origin

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Holsten Family Occupations

What did your Holsten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holsten. The most common Holsten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Holsten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holsten family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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Holsten Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Holsten ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Holsten Life Expectancy

What is the average Holsten lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Holsten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Holsten in 1951 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holsten 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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