Older Name Meaning

North German: status name for an older man or alderman, chairman of a corporation or a city or church council. See Old.

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


Similar surnames: Olden, Elder, Holder, Alder, Golder, Molder, Oder, Oller, Osmer

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Older Family Origin

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Older Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Bricklayer

    9%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • 6/2 Coachman

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Bricklayer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Older. The most common Older occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Older's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Older family was 6/2 Coachman.

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Older Historical Records

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Older Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Older life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Older in 1949 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Older

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