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Holtgrewe Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a forest warden, Middle Low German holtgreve, a compound of holt ‘small wood’ + greve ‘warden’, related to High German Graf.

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


Similar surnames: Hogrefe, Holten, Holtmeyer, Holthaus, Holte, Holter, Colegrove

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Holtgrewe Family Origin

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Holtgrewe Family Occupations

What did your Holtgrewe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holtgrewe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Holtgrewe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holtgrewe family was Furniture Manufacturer. Farmer and Furniture Manufacture were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holtgrewe.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Furniture Manufacture

    33%
  • Furniture Manufacturer

    33%

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

Holtgrewe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holtgrewe Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtgrewe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Holtgrewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Holtgrewe in 1963 was 82, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtgrewe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtgrewe 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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