Olan Name Meaning

Spanish (Olán): variant spelling of holán ‘furbelow’, a kind of delicate white fabric frill (originally from Holland, whence the name), used to adorn women’s skirts; possibly therefore a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold such frills. This name is found mainly in Mexico and Caribbean Islands. Swedish: probably an ornamental name, but unexplained.

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

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Olan Family Origin

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Olan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    38%
  • In Sugar House

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, the most common Olan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Olan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and In Sugar House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olan. A less common occupation for the Olan family was Keeping House.

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Olan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Olan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Olan in 1947 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olan

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