Olivera Family History

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Olivera Name Meaning

Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish: topographic name from olivera ‘olive tree’. In some cases a Castilianized spelling of Galician Oliveira.

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


Similar surnames: Oliveras, Oliveira, Olivero, Oliver, Oliva, Oliveria, Rivera, Olvera

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Olivera Family Origin

Where is the Olivera family from?

Olivera Family Occupations

What did your Olivera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Olivera. 22% of Olivera men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Olivera women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olivera were Labrador and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Weaver
    5%
  • Labrador
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housework
    7%

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

Olivera Historical Records

What Olivera family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Olivera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olivera 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Olivera. 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 Olivera. For the veterans among your Olivera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olivera Life Expectancy

What is the average Olivera lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Olivera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Olivera in 1959 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olivera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olivera 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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