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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Boiler Maker

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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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Oliger Historical Records

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Oliger Life Expectancy

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