Olah Family History

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Olah Name Meaning

Hungarian (Oláh): ethnic name from Hungarian oláh ‘Romanian’, old form volách, from vlach ‘Italian’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’. See also Vlach.

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

Similar surnames: Vlad, Colao, Law, Ulan, Oles, Cola, Lau, Olan, Glad, Ola

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Olah Family Origin

Where is the Olah family from?

Olah Family Occupations

What did your Olah ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Olah family was Labourer. The most common Olah occupation in the UK was Furrier. 50% of Olah's were Furriers. Furrier and Commission Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Olah.

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  • Furrier

  • Commission Agent

  • Labourer


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

Olah Historical Records

What Olah family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Olah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olah 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Olah. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Olah. For the veterans among your Olah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olah Life Expectancy

What is the average Olah lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Olah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Olah in 1948 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olah 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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