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Holder Genealogy and Holder Family History Information

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  • Albert Holder, SV/PROG (c.1600 - 1697)
    Inventories of the Orphan Chamber Cape Town Archives Repository, South Africa Reference no.: MOOC8/1.29 Testator(s): Albert Holder 11 November 1697 Inventaris en taxatie der goederen nage...
  • Anne Holder (1772 - d.)
  • Charles Holder (1770 - c.1850)
  • Christopher Holder, Sr. (c.1594 - c.1688)
    notes Father of Christopher Holder (d 1688) & Elizabeth (d 1684) wife of William Chase comments Proven? Not the son of William Holder & Susanna Wren , who had no children. Links

About the Holder surname

'Holder Family History'

Holder Name Meaning German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree, Middle High German holder, or from a house named for its sign of an elder tree. In same areas, for example Alsace, the elder tree was believed to be the protector of a house.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Holder ‘elder tree’.English (chiefly western counties): occupational name for a tender of animals, from an agent derivative of Middle English hold(en) ‘to guard or keep’ (Old English h(e)aldan). It is possible that this word was also used in the wider sense of a holder of land within the feudal system. Compare Helder. Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press 1,088,978 Historical Documents with Holder on 288,594 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths 30,135 Military Records 14,432 Immigration Records 170,016 Census and Voter Lists 585,801 Member Trees