Olearn Family History

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Olearn 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: Olean, Learn, Hearn, Lear, Olan, Clear, Olen, Lean, O'leary, Olea

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Olearn Family Origin

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Olearn Family Occupations

What did your Olearn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bookkeeper and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Olearn. 20% of Olearn men worked as a Bookkeeper and 34% of Olearn women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olearn were Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Employer
  • Hired Man
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • House Hold Aid
  • Secretary

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

Olearn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 103 census records available for the last name Olearn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olearn 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Olearn. 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 6 military records available for the last name Olearn. For the veterans among your Olearn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olearn Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olearn 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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