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Odale Family History

Odale Surname 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: Dale, Odle, Gale, Hale, Sale, Oda, Dole, Kale, Wale, Idle

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Where is the Odale family from?

You can see how Odale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odale family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Odale families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Odale families living in Illinois. This was about 60% of all the recorded Odale's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Odale families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odale ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Odale. 100% of Odale women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 344 census records available for the last name Odale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odale 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Odale. 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 50 military records available for the last name Odale. For the veterans among your Odale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Odale lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2003, in the United States, Odale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Odale in 1969 was 68, and 52 in 2003.

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