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Holten Name Meaning

Dutch and German (also North German von Holten): habitational name from places so called, from Low German holt ‘holt’, ‘copse’, ‘small wood’. There is one in the Dutch province of Overijssel and another near Oberhausen in the Rhineland. Danish: variant of Holt. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the definite singular form of holt ‘holt’, ‘small wood’ (see Holt), or from holt ‘hill’, ‘stony slope’. English: variant spelling of Holton.

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


Similar surnames: Holte, Holter, Holton, Holen, Holtan, Holben, Holien, Nolen, Holden

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Holten Family Origin

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Holten Family Occupations

What did your Holten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Holten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holten. A less common occupation for the Holten family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Holten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holten Life Expectancy

What is the average Holten lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Holten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Holten in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holten 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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