Olander Family History

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Olander Name Meaning

Swedish: habitational name for someone from the island of Öland, or possibly a respelling of Ålander, a habitational name for someone from the island of Åland.

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

Similar surnames: Lander, Bolander, Oland, Lande, Gander, Glander, Brander, Planer

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Olander Family Origin

Where is the Olander family from?

Olander Family Occupations

What did your Olander ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayers Labourer and Civil Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Olander. A less common occupation for the Olander family was Plasterer. The most common Olander occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labourer. 33% of Olander's were Bricklayers Labourers.

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  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Civil Engineer

  • Plasterer


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

Olander Historical Records

What Olander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Olander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Olander

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Olander. 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 Olander. For the veterans among your Olander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olander Life Expectancy

What is the average Olander lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Olander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Olander in 1949 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olander 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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