Ode Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the various Germanic personal names composed with Ode (see Ott), for example Odebert, Oderich, Odeger. Swedish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Rode, Oden, Ude, Ade, Ede, Bode, Ohde, Opp, Edel, Opie

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Ode Family Origin

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Ode Family Occupations

What did your Ode ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ode. 45% of Ode men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Ode women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ode were Farm Laborer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Nurse
    19%
  • Salad Maker
    19%
  • Housework
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ode Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 849 immigration records available for the last name Ode. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ode. For the veterans among your Ode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ode Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ode in 1959 was 34, and 86 in 2004.

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