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Holy Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Holý): nickname from holý ‘naked’, ‘bare’, ‘clean-shaven’, in various senses: denoting either a young, beardless man, a bald or clean-shaven man, or a destitute person.

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

Similar surnames: Holly, Hoy, Volk, Holl, Hold, Hole, Houy, Goy, Hoar, Helf

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Holy Family Origin

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Holy Family Occupations

What did your Holy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Holy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Holy family was Carpenter. Farmer, Bakery and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holy.

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  • Farmer

  • Bakery

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Holy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Holy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Holy. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Holy. For the veterans among your Holy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holy Life Expectancy

What is the average Holy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Holy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Holy in 1946 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holy 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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