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Olorenshaw Family History

Olorenshaw 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: Renshaw, Openshaw, Crenshaw, Henshaw, Lowenthal, Earnshaw, Llorens

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Where is the Olorenshaw family from?

You can see how Olorenshaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olorenshaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Olorenshaw families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 38 Olorenshaw families living in Warwickshire. This was about 69% of all the recorded Olorenshaw's in the UK. Warwickshire had the highest population of Olorenshaw families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olorenshaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olorenshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Olorenshaw. 50% of Olorenshaw men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Incapacitated
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Olorenshaw family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Olorenshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olorenshaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 305 immigration records available for the last name Olorenshaw. 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 Cards

There are 103 military records available for the last name Olorenshaw. For the veterans among your Olorenshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olorenshaw lifespan?

Between 1947 and 1995, in the United States, Olorenshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Olorenshaw in 1947 was 68, and 72 in 1995.

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