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Holtan Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, from the definite plural form of holt ‘small wood’ (see Holt).

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


Similar surnames: Holten, Holton, Holan, Holter, Holte, Holien, Bolten, Bolton, Soltau

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Holtan Family Origin

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Holtan Family Occupations

What did your Holtan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holtan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Holtan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holtan family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holtan.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Holtan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holtan Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Holtan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Holtan in 1959 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtan 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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