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Oli Family History

Oli 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: Li, Ali, Oki, Old, Olin, Ori, Obi, Olm, Olk, Soli

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Where is the Oli family from?

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

What did your Oli ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Oli. 100% of Oli women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Oli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oli 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Oli. 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 142 military records available for the last name Oli. For the veterans among your Oli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oli lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Oli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Oli in 1965 was 74, and 67 in 2004.

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