Olejnik Family History

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Olejnik Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Olejník), Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for an extractor or seller of cooking oil, from olej ‘oil’ + -ník (Czech), -nik (Polish, Yiddish), or -nyk (Ukrainian), suffix of agent nouns. In at least one family, the name has been Americanized (or rather Gaelicized) as O’Lennick.

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

Similar surnames: Lesnik, Reznik, Zlotnik, Melnik, Lennick, Olenik, Krajnik, Plotnik

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Olejnik Family Origin

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Olejnik Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Olejnik occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Olejnik's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Olejnik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Olejnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olejnik 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Olejnik. 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 583 military records available for the last name Olejnik. For the veterans among your Olejnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olejnik Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Olejnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Olejnik in 1960 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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