Olver Family History

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Olver Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant of Oliver.

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

Similar surnames: Oliver, Colver, Woliver, Oller, Calver, Oler, Over, Olden, Colter

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Olver Family Origin

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Olver Family Occupations

What did your Olver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Olver occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Olver's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olver. A less common occupation for the Olver family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Baker


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

Olver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Olver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olver 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Olver. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Olver. For the veterans among your Olver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olver Life Expectancy

What is the average Olver lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Olver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Olver in 1944 was 65, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olver 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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