Olafson Family History

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Olafson Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the common personal name Olaf.

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


Similar surnames: Alfson, Olsson, Rolfson, Classon, Clawson, Lifson, Clayson, Elofson

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Olafson Family Origin

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Olafson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Olafson. The most common Olafson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Olafson's were Farmers.

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Olafson Historical Records

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Olafson Life Expectancy

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