Holtmeyer Family History

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Holtmeyer Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a steward of woodland, or a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm lay by a wood (Middle Low German holt).

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


Similar surnames: Altmeyer, Nordmeyer, Hoffmeyer, Homeyer, Heitmeyer, Wolfmeyer

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Holtmeyer Family Origin

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Holtmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Holtmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holtmeyer. The most common Holtmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Holtmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holtmeyer family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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

Holtmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holtmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtmeyer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Holtmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Holtmeyer in 1960 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtmeyer 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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