Ollison Family History

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Ollison Name Meaning

Americanized form of Olesen.

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

Similar surnames: Rollison, Allison, Ohlson, Elison, Lawson, Callison, Rolison

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Ollison Family Origin

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Ollison Family Occupations

What did your Ollison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ollison occupation in the UK was Farmer. 50% of Ollison's were Farmers. Farmer and Worsted Knitter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ollison.

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  • Farmer

  • Worsted Knitter


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

Ollison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ollison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ollison 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Ollison. 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 325 military records available for the last name Ollison. For the veterans among your Ollison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ollison Life Expectancy

What is the average Ollison lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ollison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ollison in 1955 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ollison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ollison 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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