Odem Family History

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Odem Name Meaning

German: variant of Adam.

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

Similar surnames: Oder, Orem, Oden, Oehm, Odeh, Ode, Boden, Brem, Dey, Roden

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Odem Family Origin

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Odem Family Occupations

What did your Odem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odem. A less common occupation for the Odem family was Carpenter. The most common Odem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Odem's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Odem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Odem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odem 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Odem. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Odem. For the veterans among your Odem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odem Life Expectancy

What is the average Odem lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Odem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Odem in 1952 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Odem 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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