Olive Name Meaning

French: from olive ‘olive’ (see Oliva). English: usually an Americanized form of a Romance name such as Oliva, Olivo, etc. Catalan (Olivé): variant spelling of Oliver.

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

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Olive Family Origin

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Olive Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Olive occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Olive's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olive. A less common occupation for the Olive family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Olive | Data not to scale

Olive Historical Records

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Olive Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Olive life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Olive in 1945 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olive

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