Olear Family History

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Olear Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lear, Clear, Olea, Olean, Ollar, O'lear, Oler, Bear, Over, Omar

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Olear Family Origin

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Olear Family Occupations

What did your Olear ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Servant was the top reported job for people in the UK named Olear.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant

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

Olear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Olear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olear 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Olear. 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 735 military records available for the last name Olear. For the veterans among your Olear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olear Life Expectancy

What is the average Olear lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Olear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Olear in 1948 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olear 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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