Holzknecht Family History

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Holzknecht Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a forester’s or forest ranger’s assistant, from Old High German holz ‘wood’ + knecht ‘boy’, ‘apprentice’, ‘servant’.

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


Similar surnames: Hausknecht, Knecht, Schildknecht, Schuknecht, Holzwarth, Barfknecht

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Holzknecht Family Origin

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Holzknecht Family Occupations

What did your Holzknecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holzknecht occupation in the USA was Catholic Minister. 33% of Holzknecht's were Catholic Ministers. A less common occupation for the Holzknecht family was Laborer. Catholic Minister and Fire Marine Ins Agt. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Holzknecht.

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  • Catholic Minister

    33%
  • Fire Marine Ins Agt.

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Holzknecht Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Holzknecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Holzknecht lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Holzknecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Holzknecht in 1963 was 56, and 106 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holzknecht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holzknecht 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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