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Olu Family History

Olu 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: Lu, Ou, Old, Olm, Olk, Ola, Olp, Alu, Olt, Qiu

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Where is the Olu family from?

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

What did your Olu ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 71 census records available for the last name Olu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olu 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 28 immigration records available for the last name Olu. 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 16 military records available for the last name Olu. For the veterans among your Olu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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