Holzapfel Family History

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Holzapfel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German holzapfel ‘crab apple’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a crab apple tree or perhaps a nickname for someone with a sour disposition.

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


Similar surnames: Apfel, Hoeffel, Hamel, Happe, Holzhauer, Hopfer, Klipfel, Hupfer

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Holzapfel Family Origin

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Holzapfel Family Occupations

What did your Holzapfel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoemaker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holzapfel. A less common occupation for the Holzapfel family was Blacksmith. The most common Holzapfel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Holzapfel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Shoemaker

    14%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Holzapfel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holzapfel Life Expectancy

What is the average Holzapfel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Holzapfel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Holzapfel in 1953 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holzapfel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holzapfel 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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