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Olf Family History

Olf 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: Wolf, Rolf, Nolf, Old, Olm, Olk, Ola, Olp, Alf, Off

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Where is the Olf family from?

You can see how Olf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olf family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Olf families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Olf family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Olf's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Olf families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the USA named Olf. 100% of Olf men worked as a Truck Driver. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Olf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olf 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 198 immigration records available for the last name Olf. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Olf. For the veterans among your Olf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olf lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1993, in the United States, Olf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Olf in 1966 was 59, and 87 in 1993.

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