Oleaver Family History

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Oleaver 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: Cleaver, Leaver, Oliver, Beaver, Lever, Leader, Klever, Weaver, Laver

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Oleaver Family Origin

Where is the Oleaver family from?

Oleaver Family Occupations

What did your Oleaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Oleaver occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 100% of Oleaver's were Charwomans.

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  • Charwoman


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

Oleaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74 census records available for the last name Oleaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oleaver 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Oleaver. 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 2 military records available for the last name Oleaver. For the veterans among your Oleaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oleaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Oleaver lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oleaver 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oleaver

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