Olden Name Meaning

English: variant of Alden. North German: patronymic from Old. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag, probably taking its name from the Old Norse fjord name Áldi, of unexplained etymology. Swedish (Oldén): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Alden, Olsen, Oden, Kolden, Osen, Olen, Elden, Holden, Folden, Ogden

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Olden Family Origin

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Olden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Olden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Olden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olden. A less common occupation for the Olden family was Farming.

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Olden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Olden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Olden in 1956 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olden

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