Oleay Family History

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Oleay 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: Oley, Olea, Olean, Leaf, Ley, Bleak, Lear, Kley, Olan, Coley

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Oleay Family Origin

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Oleay Family Occupations

What did your Oleay ancestors do for a living?

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

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Oleay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 183 census records available for the last name Oleay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oleay 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Oleay. 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 11 military records available for the last name Oleay. For the veterans among your Oleay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oleay Life Expectancy

What is the average Oleay lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oleay 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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