Odenthal Family History

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Odenthal Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Odenthal northeast of Cologne, formerly named Udendar, from a prehistoric creek name, Udandra.

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

Similar surnames: Rosenthal, Lowenthal, Trentham, Lilienthal, Denham, Bentham, Bernthal

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Odenthal Family Origin

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Odenthal Family Occupations

What did your Odenthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dealer In China & Glasses, Farmer and Millinery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odenthal. The most common Odenthal occupation in the USA was Dealer In China & Glasses. 17% of Odenthal's were Dealer In China & Glassess. A less common occupation for the Odenthal family was Piano Maker.

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  • Dealer In China & Glasses

  • Farmer

  • Millinery

  • Piano Maker


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

Odenthal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Odenthal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odenthal 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 Odenthal. 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 Odenthal. For the veterans among your Odenthal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odenthal Life Expectancy

What is the average Odenthal lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Odenthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Odenthal in 1957 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odenthal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Odenthal 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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