Odden Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of odde, from Old Norse oddi ‘headland’.

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


Similar surnames: Osen, Olden, Oren, Oen, Olsen, Elden, Eden, Ouren, Ogden, Kolden

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Odden Family Origin

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Odden Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Odden family was Butcher. The most common Odden occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Odden's were Laborers. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Odden.

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Odden Historical Records

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Odden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Odden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Odden in 1948 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odden

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