Olding Family History

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Olding Name Meaning

English (southern counties): unexplained. German: patronymic form of Old 2.

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


Similar surnames: Golding, Bolding, Wilding, Rolling, Oeding, Colling, Ling, Osting

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Olding Family Origin

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Olding Family Occupations

What did your Olding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Olding family was Cemetary Keeper. Farmer, Dairy Man and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olding. The most common Olding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Olding's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Dairy Man

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cemetary Keeper

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Olding ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Olding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Olding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olding census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Olding. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Olding. For the veterans among your Olding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olding Life Expectancy

What is the average Olding lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Olding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Olding in 1957 was 68, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olding ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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