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Oller Name Meaning

German (Öller): variant of Öhler (see Ohler) or of Euler. Catalan: occupational name for a potter, oller (from Late Latin ollarius, from olla ‘pot’).

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


Similar surnames: Ohler, Oyler, Toller, Poller, Soller, Koller, Roller, Olle, Woller

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Where is the Oller family from?

You can see how Oller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oller families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Oller families living in Kentucky. This was about 43% of all the recorded Oller's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Oller families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oller. 25% of Oller men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Oller women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oller were Truck Driver and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Oller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Oller. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Oller. For the veterans among your Oller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oller lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Oller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Oller in 1946 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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