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Odall Family History

Odall 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: Odell, Dall, Udall, Gall, Wall, Ball, Dale, Hall, Doll, Dowdall

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Where is the Odall family from?

You can see how Odall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odall family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Odall families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Odall families living in New Hampshire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Odall's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Odall families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odall ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Odall ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 330 census records available for the last name Odall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odall 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Odall. 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 60 military records available for the last name Odall. For the veterans among your Odall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Odall lifespan?

Average Odall life expectancy in 1991 was 50 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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