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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

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Oldenburg Family Origin

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Oldenburg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • At Home

    1%

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

Source: Census data for Oldenburg | Data not to scale

Oldenburg Historical Records

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Oldenburg Life Expectancy

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Famous Oldenburg Family

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