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Holzhauer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a wood cutter, Middle High German holzhouwer.

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


Similar surnames: Holzhausen, Hofbauer, Hallbauer, Vilhauer, Holzhauser, Fellhauer

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Where is the Holzhauer family from?

You can see how Holzhauer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Holzhauer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Holzhauer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Holzhauer families living in Ohio. This was about 21% of all the recorded Holzhauer's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Holzhauer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Holzhauer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Holzhauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Holzhauer. 31% of Holzhauer men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Holzhauer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holzhauer were Proprietor and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    42%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holzhauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holzhauer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 704 immigration records available for the last name Holzhauer. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Holzhauer. For the veterans among your Holzhauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Holzhauer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Holzhauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Holzhauer in 1953 was 31, and 89 in 2004.

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