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Holton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The final syllable represents Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The first element has a wide variety of possible origins. In the case of three examples in Lincolnshire it is Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’; for places in Oxfordshire and Somerset it is Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’; for one in Dorset it may be Old English holh ‘hollow’, ‘depression’ or holt ‘small wood’; for a further pair in Suffolk it may be hola, genitive plural of holh ‘hollow’, but more probably a personal name Hola.

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

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Holton Family Origin

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Holton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holton family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holton. The most common Holton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Holton's were Farmers.

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Holton Life Expectancy

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