Holte Family History

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Holte Name Meaning

North German: variant of Holt. North German: habitational name from any of several places so named. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, most of them named from the dative singular of holt (see Holt). Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic compound personal name with initial element holt ‘loyal’, ‘friendly’.

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

Similar surnames: Holten, Holt, Holter, Hole, Holme, Holle, Bolte, Hope, Halle, Horne

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Holte Family Origin

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Holte Family Occupations

What did your Holte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holte. 35% of Holte men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Holte women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holte were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Holte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Holte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holte 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Holte. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Holte. For the veterans among your Holte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holte Life Expectancy

What is the average Holte lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Holte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Holte in 1957 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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