Holway Family History

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Holway Name Meaning

English: variant of Holloway, possibly specifically from Holway in Somerset.

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

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Holway Family Origin

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Holway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    2%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holway family was Retired Farmer. The most common Holway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Holway's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holway.

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Holway Historical Records

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Holway Life Expectancy

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