Oliger Family History

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Oliger Name Meaning

occupational name for an oil merchant, from Middle High German oleier ‘oil miller’ (i.e. someone who extracted olive oil from olives). habitational name for someone from either of two places called Ohlig, in the Sieg district or in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Oliver, Zaiger, Olinger, Luger, Origer, Ohlinger, Bolger, Olivero

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Oliger Family Origin

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Oliger Family Occupations

What did your Oliger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oliger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Oliger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oliger. A less common occupation for the Oliger family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Boiler Maker

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Oliger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oliger Life Expectancy

What is the average Oliger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Oliger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Oliger in 1954 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oliger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oliger 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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