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Olcer Family History

Olcer 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: Oller, Older, Olver, Oler, Over, Oliver, Oster, Alger, Lier, Olsen

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Where is the Olcer family from?

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

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

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Census Records

There are 15 census records available for the last name Olcer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olcer 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Olcer. 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 1 military records available for the last name Olcer. For the veterans among your Olcer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olcer lifespan?

Average Olcer life expectancy in 1991 was 60 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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