Holts Family History

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Holts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Holtz.

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

Similar surnames: Folts, Holtz, Hilts, Houts, Sholty, Foltz, Botts, Sholtis, Dilts

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Holts Family Origin

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Holts Family Occupations

What did your Holts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holts. The most common Holts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Holts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holts family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • At Home


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

Holts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Holts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holts 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 481 immigration records available for the last name Holts. 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 774 military records available for the last name Holts. For the veterans among your Holts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holts Life Expectancy

What is the average Holts lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Holts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Holts in 1944 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holts 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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