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Olah Family History

Olah Name Meaning
Hungarian (Oláh): ethnic name from Hungarian oláh ‘Romanian’, old form volách, from vlach ‘Italian’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’. See also Vlach.

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

167,505 Historical Documents with Olah on Ancestry.com
154,572 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,205 Military Records
2,656 Immigration Records
3,649 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Olah Families

  • Number of Olah families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Olah families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Olah last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Olah census records

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Olah Family Origin

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Olah Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Olah

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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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Olah Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Olah census records

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Military Service by Olah

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