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Olh Family History

Olh 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: Oh, Old, Olm, Olk, Ola, Olp, Och, Olah, Olt, Lu

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Where is the Olh family from?

You can see how Olh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olh family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Olh family living in Colorado. This was about 50% of all the recorded Olh's in USA. Colorado and 1 other state had the highest population of Olh families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Olh. 100% of Olh men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 95 census records available for the last name Olh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olh 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Olh. 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 3 military records available for the last name Olh. For the veterans among your Olh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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