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Oelker Family History

Oelker Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

5,435 Historical Documents with Oelker on Ancestry.com
2,831 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
257 Military Records
167 Immigration Records
873 Census and Voter Lists
1,307 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oelker Families

  • Number of Oelker families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oelker last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oelker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Oelker census records

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Oelker Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Oelker families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Oelker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Oelker families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Oelker

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Oelker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Oelker census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Oelker ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Oelker Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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