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Odatey Family History

Odatey 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: Date, Matey, Oakey, Onate, Dacey, Oatley, Dazey, Oates, Batey, Daney

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odatey 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 Odatey ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 17 census records available for the last name Odatey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odatey 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 Odatey. 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 7 military records available for the last name Odatey. For the veterans among your Odatey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Odatey lifespan?

Average Odatey life expectancy in 1967 was 85 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

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