Holderman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Holderman is an old Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a duke, magistrate, or chief. [1]

Early Origins of the Holderman family

The surname Holderman was first found in Lincolnshire in eastern England. One of the first records of the family was Jukel Alderman, Sheriff of London, 1194 and this may the same Jacob Alderman, who was Sheriff of London, 1199. [2] James Alderman was Lord Mayor of London in 1216. And the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 listed Robert le Alderman, Norfolk. [2]

Early History of the Holderman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holderman research. Another 36 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 119 and 1194 are included under the topic Early Holderman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Holderman Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Holderman has been recorded under many different variations, including Aldreman, Alderman, Elderman, Aelderman and others.

Early Notables of the Holderman family (pre 1700)

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Holderman Ranking

In the United States, the name Holderman is the 14,036th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [3]

United States Holderman migration to the United States +

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Holderman or a variant listed above:

Holderman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Philip Holderman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Holderman (post 1700) +

  • James "Jim" Bowker Holderman (1936-2021), American academic, President of the University of South Carolina (1977-1990)
  • James F. Holderman (b. 1946), United States federal judge
  • Colonel Nelson Miles Holderman (1885-1953), American Army officer awarded the Medal of Honor
  • Tricia Holderman, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 101st District, 1994 [5]
  • S. J. Holderman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964 [5]
  • Clement M. Holderman, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1904 [5]
  • A. J. Holderman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912 [5]

  1. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  4. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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