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Householder Family History

Householder Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Householder, Housholder, Mossholder, Mosholder, Burkholder, Holder

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Where is the Householder family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Householder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Householder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Householder . 20% of Householder men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Householder women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Householder were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Householder . Like a window into their day-to-day life, Householder 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Householder . Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Householder . For the veterans among your Householder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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