Odaniel Family History

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Odaniel Name 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: Daniel, Dankel, Faniel, Mcdaniel, O'daniel, Daniels, Danieli, Dangel

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Odaniel Family Origin

Where is the Odaniel family from?

Odaniel Family Occupations

What did your Odaniel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Odaniel family was Blacksmith. The most common Odaniel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Odaniel's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odaniel.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Brick Maker

  • Blacksmith


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

Odaniel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Odaniel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odaniel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Odaniel

Passenger List

There are 522 immigration records available for the last name Odaniel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Odaniel. For the veterans among your Odaniel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odaniel Life Expectancy

What is the average Odaniel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Odaniel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Odaniel in 1944 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odaniel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Odaniel 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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