Odendahl Family History

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Odendahl Name Meaning

German: variant of Odenthal.

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

Similar surnames: Rosendahl, Odenthal, Bendall, Rendall, Odenwald, Deahl, Odneal

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Odendahl Family Origin

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Odendahl Family Occupations

What did your Odendahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Odendahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Odendahl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Odendahl family was Music Teacher. Farmer, Flour Merchant and Keeps Drug Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odendahl.

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  • Farmer

  • Flour Merchant

  • Keeps Drug Store

  • Music Teacher


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

Odendahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Odendahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odendahl 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Odendahl. 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 303 military records available for the last name Odendahl. For the veterans among your Odendahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odendahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Odendahl lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Odendahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Odendahl in 1952 was 22, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odendahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Odendahl 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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