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Oldenburg Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Oldenburg, the capital of the former principality of the same name, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Middle Low German ald, old ‘old’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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


Similar surnames: Ellenberg, Lemberg, Rodenburg, Goldenberg, Altenburg, Blumenberg

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Oldenburg Family Origin

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Oldenburg Family Occupations

What did your Oldenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oldenburg family was At Home. The most common Oldenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Oldenburg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oldenburg.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • At Home

    1%

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Oldenburg Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Oldenburg ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Oldenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Oldenburg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Oldenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oldenburg in 1953 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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United States

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