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Olkger Family History

Olkger 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: Oliger, Oliver, Alger, Bolger, Luger, Leger, Ocker, Kluger, Kolker

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Where is the Olkger family from?

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

What did your Olkger ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Olkger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olkger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Olkger. 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 Olkger. For the veterans among your Olkger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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