Okerlund Family History

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Okerlund Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Åkerlund, an ornamental name composed of the elements åker ‘field’ + lund ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Osterlund, Soderlund, Skoglund, Rosenlund, Ostlund, Berglund, Hedlund

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Okerlund Family Origin

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Okerlund Family Occupations

What did your Okerlund ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Okerlund. The most common Okerlund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Okerlund's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Okerlund family was Iron Moulder.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Iron Moulder

    17%

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

Okerlund Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Okerlund Life Expectancy

What is the average Okerlund lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Okerlund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Okerlund in 1955 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okerlund

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okerlund 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.

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