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Olle Family History

Olle Name Meaning

German or Swedish: unexplained. Catalan (Ollé): variant spelling of Oller 2.

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


Similar surnames: Oller, Bolle, Colle, Wolle, Tolle, Nolle, Olden, Holle, Volle, Rolle

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Where is the Olle family from?

You can see how Olle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Olle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Olle families living in Ohio. This was about 35% of all the recorded Olle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Olle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Olle. 40% of Olle men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Olle women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olle were Printer and Servant. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Manager
    9%
  • Printer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Servant
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Olle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 575 immigration records available for the last name Olle. 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 Cards

There are 262 military records available for the last name Olle. For the veterans among your Olle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Olle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Olle in 1960 was 60, and 84 in 2004.

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