Oeltjen Family History

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Oeltjen Name Meaning

North German (Öltjen): patronymic from a pet form of Ulrich (from Germanic patronal name Odalrich).

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


Similar surnames: Oetjen, Oetken, Detjen, Felten, Velten, Olen, Oelke, Olden, Eitzen

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Oeltjen Family Origin

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Oeltjen Family Occupations

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Oeltjen Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Oeltjen Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Oeltjen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Oeltjen in 1962 was 78, and 84 in 2003.

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