Holtorf Family History

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Holtorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany, or from Holtorp in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Holdorf, Holter, Holten, Holford, Holton, Colton, Nondorf, Hoelter

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Holtorf Family Origin

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Holtorf Family Occupations

What did your Holtorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holtorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Holtorf's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holtorf. A less common occupation for the Holtorf family was Labor.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Labor

    13%

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

Holtorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holtorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtorf lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Holtorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Holtorf in 1963 was 70, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtorf 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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