Olmstead Family History

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Olmstead Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Olmstead Green in Cambridgeshire.

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


Similar surnames: Olmsted, Umstead, Bumstead, Grimstead, Hempstead, Hillstead, Anstead

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Olmstead Family Origin

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Olmstead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olmstead. A less common occupation for the Olmstead family was Carpenter. The most common Olmstead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Olmstead's were Farmers.

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Olmstead Historical Records

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Olmstead Life Expectancy

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