Oakleaf Family History

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Oakleaf Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized (translated) form of Swedish Eklöf (see Eklof).

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


Similar surnames: Oakman, Leaf, Makley, Bakley, Eakes, Outley, Bake, Baker, Coakley

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Oakleaf Family Origin

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Oakleaf Family Occupations

What did your Oakleaf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabnet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oakleaf. The most common Oakleaf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Oakleaf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oakleaf family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Cabnet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Oakleaf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oakleaf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oakleaf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oakleaf. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oakleaf. For the veterans among your Oakleaf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oakleaf Life Expectancy

What is the average Oakleaf lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Oakleaf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Oakleaf in 1948 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oakleaf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oakleaf ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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