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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


Similar surnames: Colton, Hilton, Horton, Tolton, Halton, Holston, Holten, Hulton

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Holton Family Origin

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Holton Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

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Holton Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Holton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Holton in 1943 was 36, and 69 in 2004.

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