Olean Name Meaning

Respelling of French Oléon, which may be an altered form of Auléon ‘(son) of Léon’.

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

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Olean Family Origin

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Olean Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk Cloth Store

    13%
  • Drover

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Olean family was Drover. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk Cloth Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olean. The most common Olean occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Olean's were Farmers.

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Olean Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Olean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Olean in 1963 was 94, and 103 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olean

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