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Olsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf (see Olsen). German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich.

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


Similar surnames: Ohlsson, Jonsson, Classon, Nilsson, Holston, Sisson, Olson, Colston

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Olsson Family Origin

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Olsson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olsson. The most common Olsson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Olsson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Olsson family was Butcher.

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Olsson Historical Records

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Olsson Life Expectancy

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