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Olp Surname Meaning

German:: from a short form of the personal name Olbrecht a variant of Albrecht (see Albert ) frequent in Württemberg. possibly a topographic name from a variant of Middle High German albe ‘mountain pasture’ (German Alp).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Opp, Old, Ohl, Poll, Olm, Ott, Bolt, Soll, Nold, Olk

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Where is the Olp family from?

You can see how Olp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olp family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Olp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Olp families living in Dorset. This was about 67% of all the recorded Olp's in United Kingdom. Dorset had the highest population of Olp families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Olp. 38% of Olp men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Olp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olp were Common Laborer and Inspector. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Agent
  • Common Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Inspector
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Olp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olp 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Olp. 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 766 military records available for the last name Olp. For the veterans among your Olp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olp lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Olp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Olp in 1954 was 42, and 58 in 2004.

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