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Olejnik Family History

Olejnik Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Olejník), Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for an extractor or seller of cooking oil, from olej ‘oil’ + -ník (Czech), -nik (Polish, Yiddish), or -nyk (Ukrainian), suffix of agent nouns. AC In at least one family, the name has been Americanized (or rather Gaelicized) as O’Lennick.

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

11,396 Historical Documents with Olejnik on Ancestry.com
4,925 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
570 Military Records
1,893 Immigration Records
1,122 Census and Voter Lists
2,886 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Olejnik Families

  • Number of Olejnik families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Olejnik Family Origin

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Olejnik Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Olejnik

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Olejnik Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Olejnik census records

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Military Service by Olejnik

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