Olvey Family History

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Olvey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Alvey.

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


Similar surnames: Eavey, Novey, Sovey, Hulvey, Havey, Calvey, Okey, Olea, Otley, Dovey

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Olvey Family Origin

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Olvey Family Occupations

What did your Olvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Olvey family was Grocer Clerk. The most common Olvey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Olvey's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olvey.

View Census data for Olvey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    64%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Grocer Clerk

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Olvey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Olvey Historical Records

What Olvey family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Olvey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Olvey. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Olvey. For the veterans among your Olvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olvey Life Expectancy

What is the average Olvey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Olvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Olvey in 1945 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olvey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olvey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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