Oles Family History

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Oles Name Meaning

Polish (Oles): from a pet form of the personal name Oleksander (see Alexander) or Oleksy (see Alexis). Hungarian (Öles): nickname for a strong or big man from öles ‘strong’, ‘well-built’.

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


Similar surnames: Olek, Ales, Les, Toles, Ries, Orel, Olen, Roles, Doles, Joles

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Oles Family Origin

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Oles Family Occupations

What did your Oles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oles family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oles. The most common Oles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Oles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Oles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oles Life Expectancy

What is the average Oles lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Oles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Oles in 1949 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oles 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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