Olden Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Olden Name Meaning

English: variant of Alden. North German: patronymic from Old. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag, probably taking its name from the Old Norse fjord name Áldi, of unexplained etymology. Swedish (Oldén): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Alden, Olsen, Oden, Kolden, Osen, Olen, Elden, Holden, Folden, Ogden

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Olden Family Origin

Where is the Olden family from?

Olden Family Occupations

What did your Olden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Olden.

View Census data for Olden | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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

Olden Historical Records

What Olden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Olden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Olden

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Olden. 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.

View all Olden immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Olden. For the veterans among your Olden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Olden military records

You've only scratched the surface of Olden family history.

Olden Life Expectancy

What is the average Olden lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Olden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Olden in 1956 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olden 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.

Famous Olden Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial