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Oloam Family History

Oloam 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: Alam, Elam, Olan, Bloom, Bolam, Lam, Olm, Oldham, Loar, Ola

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Where is the Oloam family from?

You can see how Oloam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oloam family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Oloam families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Oloam families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Oloam's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Oloam families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oloam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oloam ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Oloam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oloam 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Oloam. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oloam. For the veterans among your Oloam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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