Oelschlager Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Oelschlager Name Meaning

North German (Ölschläger): occupational name for a producer of oil from olives or the like, from Middle High German öle (from Latin oleum) + agent derivative of slahen (modern schlagen) ‘to beat’, ‘pound’.

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


Similar surnames: Wollschlager, Schlager, Belschner, Fellhauer, Hoelscher, Mutschler

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Oelschlager Family Origin

Where is the Oelschlager family from?

Oelschlager Family Occupations

What did your Oelschlager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oelschlager family was Farmer. Carpet, Cigar Maker and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oelschlager. The most common Oelschlager occupation in the USA was Carpet. 8% of Oelschlager's were Carpets.

View Census data for Oelschlager | Data not to scale

  • Carpet

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Dentist

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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

Oelschlager Historical Records

What Oelschlager family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oelschlager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oelschlager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Oelschlager

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oelschlager. 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.

View all Oelschlager immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oelschlager. For the veterans among your Oelschlager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Oelschlager military records

You've only scratched the surface of Oelschlager family history.

Oelschlager Life Expectancy

What is the average Oelschlager lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Oelschlager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oelschlager in 1960 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oelschlager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oelschlager 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 Oelschlager Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name