Oeltjen Family History

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Oeltjen Name Meaning

North German (Öltjen): patronymic from a pet form of Ulrich (from Germanic patronal name Odalrich).

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

Similar surnames: Oetjen, Oetken, Detjen, Felten, Velten, Olen, Oelke, Olden, Eitzen

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Oeltjen Family Origin

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Oeltjen Family Occupations

What did your Oeltjen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer was the top reported job for people in the UK named Oeltjen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

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

Oeltjen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 431 census records available for the last name Oeltjen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oeltjen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 105 immigration records available for the last name Oeltjen. 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 121 military records available for the last name Oeltjen. For the veterans among your Oeltjen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oeltjen Life Expectancy

What is the average Oeltjen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Oeltjen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Oeltjen in 1962 was 78, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oeltjen

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