Origins of the Holder surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 141North West 47Isle of Man 2Yorkshire 270East Midlands 33West Midlands 395East 175London 817South East 501South West 709South Wales 181Mid Wales 27West Wales 18North Wales 2Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Holders lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Holder

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    What are the most common Holder first names?

    William

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    Common jobs for Holders

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    Commmon female occupations for Holders in 1921

    Dressmaker

    171

    Laundress

    156

    General Servant Domestic

    135

    House Servant

    106

    Domestic Servant

    102

    Commmon male occupations for Holders in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    294

    General Labourer

    221

    Farm Labourer

    172

    Gardener

    142

    Coal Miner

    101

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