Oles Family History

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Oles Name Meaning

Polish (Oles): from a pet form of the personal name Oleksander (see Alexander) or Oleksy (see Alexis). Hungarian (Öles): nickname for a strong or big man from öles ‘strong’, ‘well-built’.

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

Similar surnames: Olek, Ales, Les, Toles, Ries, Orel, Olen, Roles, Doles, Joles

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Oles Family Origin

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Oles Family Occupations

What did your Oles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, clerk and Civil Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Oles. 25% of Oles men worked as a clerk and 34% of Oles women worked as a Civil Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oles were Market Gardener Parthers and Pastormaid (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • clerk
  • Frusterer (retired)
  • Market Gardener
  • Market Gardener Parthers

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant
  • Laundress
  • Pastormaid (retired)

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

Oles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Oles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oles 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 922 immigration records available for the last name Oles. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oles. For the veterans among your Oles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oles Life Expectancy

What is the average Oles lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Oles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Oles in 1949 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oles 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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