Olds Family History

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Olds Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Old.

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


Similar surnames: Folds, Old, Olden, Cords, Aldi, Toles, Rolls, Edds, Bolds, Bold

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Olds Family Origin

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Olds Family Occupations

What did your Olds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Olds family was Carpenter. The most common Olds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Olds's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olds.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Olds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Olds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olds 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 Olds. 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 Olds. For the veterans among your Olds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olds Life Expectancy

What is the average Olds lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Olds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Olds in 1943 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olds

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olds 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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