Olk Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so called (for example, near Trier, and in former East Prussia). The place name is probably formed with an element meaning ‘dirty’. from a Germanic personal name formed with od- ‘property’, ‘riches’.

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


Similar surnames: Volk, Olm, Oak, Wolf, Vlk, Polk, Rock, Old, Soll, Ola

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Olk Family Origin

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Olk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Olk family was Brick Mason. The most common Olk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Olk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olk.

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Olk Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Olk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Olk in 1953 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olk

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