Odenwald Family History

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Odenwald Name Meaning

German: regional name for someone from the Odenwald mountains (between the rivers Main and Neckar).

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


Similar surnames: Rosenwald, Dewald, Denmark, Seewald, Odenthal, Ewald, Reinwald

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Odenwald Family Origin

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Odenwald Family Occupations

What did your Odenwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Hat Dealer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odenwald. The most common Odenwald occupation in the USA was Butcher. 10% of Odenwald's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Odenwald family was Laborer.

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  • Butcher

    10%
  • Hat Dealer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Odenwald Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Odenwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Odenwald lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Odenwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Odenwald in 1957 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odenwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Odenwald 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.

Famous Odenwald Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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