Oelker Family History

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Oelker 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.

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Oelker Family Origin

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Oelker Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oelker family was Grocer. Carpenter, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oelker. The most common Oelker occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Oelker's were Carpenters.

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Oelker Historical Records

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Oelker Life Expectancy

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Famous Oelker Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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