Holtkamp Family History

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Holtkamp Name Meaning

North German: topographic name, from Middle Low German holt ‘wood’ + kamp ‘enclosure’, ‘fenced or hedged field’, ‘domain’. This surname is common in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Helmkamp, Hollenkamp, Lovekamp, Huelskamp, Bomkamp, Weitkamp

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Holtkamp Family Origin

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Holtkamp Family Occupations

What did your Holtkamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holtkamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Holtkamp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holtkamp family was Janitor At School Building. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holtkamp.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Janitor At School Building

    4%

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

Holtkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holtkamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtkamp lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Holtkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Holtkamp in 1947 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtkamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtkamp 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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