Oelkers Family History

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Oelkers Name Meaning

German (Ölkers): patronymic from Oelke 1. Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Ulrich.

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


Similar surnames: Elfers, Helmers, Oelke, Elbers, Reckers, Eggers, Elpers, Volkers

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Oelkers Family Origin

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Oelkers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Iron Moulder

    7%
  • Liquor Stor

    7%
  • Milk Dealer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oelkers family was Milk Dealer. Farmer, Iron Moulder and Liquor Stor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oelkers. The most common Oelkers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Oelkers's were Farmers.

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Oelkers Historical Records

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Oelkers Life Expectancy

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