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Olcese Surname Meaning

Italian (Liguria): habitational name from a place called Sant'Olcese in Genoa province.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Liese, Oles, Leese, Lese, Bliese, Olesen, Plese, Dolese, Lee, Olsen

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Where is the Olcese family from?

You can see how Olcese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olcese family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Olcese families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Olcese family living in Hertfordshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Olcese's in United Kingdom. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Olcese families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olcese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olcese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bartender and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Olcese. 25% of Olcese men worked as a Bartender and 50% of Olcese women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olcese were Farmer and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Bartender
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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What Olcese family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 602 census records available for the last name Olcese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olcese 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Olcese. 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 172 military records available for the last name Olcese. For the veterans among your Olcese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olcese lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Olcese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Olcese in 1963 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

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