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Olsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf (see Olsen). German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich.

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


Similar surnames: Ohlsson, Jonsson, Classon, Nilsson, Holston, Sisson, Olson, Colston

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Olsson Family Origin

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Olsson Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    20%
  • Commercial Clerk

    20%
  • Domestic Servant

    20%
  • Engine Fitter (Ag Imp Work)

    20%

In 1881, Clerk, Commercial Clerk and Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olsson. A less common occupation for the Olsson family was Engine Fitter (Ag Imp Work). The most common Olsson occupation in the UK was Clerk. 20% of Olsson's were Clerks.

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Olsson Historical Records

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Olsson Life Expectancy

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