Holwerda Family History

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Holwerda Name Meaning

Frisian: unexplained. In North America this surname is found mainly in Grand Rapids, MI.

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


Similar surnames: Holberg, Howery, Howard, Holterman, Ferwerda, Holmer, Holter, Pollard

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Holwerda Family Origin

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Holwerda Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Holwerda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Holwerda's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Holwerda Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holwerda Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Holwerda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Holwerda in 1956 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

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