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Ollie Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Olley.

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


Similar surnames: Collie, Allie, Hollie, Jollie, Rollie, Olle, Collin, Elzie, Goldie

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Where is the Ollie family from?

You can see how Ollie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ollie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ollie families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ollie family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ollie's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Ollie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ollie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ollie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ollie. 40% of Ollie men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Ollie women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ollie were Truck Driver and Farmer.

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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
    40%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Cook
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ollie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ollie 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Ollie. 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 927 military records available for the last name Ollie. For the veterans among your Ollie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ollie lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ollie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ollie in 1955 was 63, and 60 in 2004.

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