Olinger Family History

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Olinger Name Meaning

German: variant of Ohlinger. German: habitational name for someone from Ölling in Bavaria or Öllingen near Ulm, or from Olingen near Betzdorf.

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


Similar surnames: Oblinger, Slinger, Oliger, Solinger, Ottinger, Ollinger, Bolinger

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Olinger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Olinger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Olinger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Olinger Family Origin

Where is the Olinger family from?

Olinger Family Occupations

What did your Olinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olinger. A less common occupation for the Olinger family was Carpenter. The most common Olinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Olinger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Olinger Historical Records

What Olinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Olinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olinger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Olinger. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Olinger. For the veterans among your Olinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Olinger lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Olinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Olinger in 1941 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olinger 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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