Olm Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places near Mainz or in Lower Saxony (near Lüneburg), so named from an old element, ulm ‘mud’. In some instances the surname may be topographic. Dutch and Catalan: topographic name from Dutch and Old Catalan olm ‘elm’, from Latin ulmus.

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

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Olm Family Origin

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Olm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Florist

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Painter

    15%

In 1880, the most common Olm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Olm's were Farmers. Farmer, Florist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olm. A less common occupation for the Olm family was Painter.

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Olm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Olm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Olm in 1959 was 68, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olm

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