Olds Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Old.

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


Similar surnames: Folds, Old, Olden, Cords, Aldi, Toles, Rolls, Edds, Bolds, Bold

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Olds Family Origin

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Olds Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • Pauper

    5%

In 1881, the most common Olds occupation in Canada was Farmer. 64% of Olds's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Olds family was Pauper. Farmer, Carpenter and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olds.

Source: Census data for Olds | Data not to scale

Olds Historical Records

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Olds Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Olds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Olds in 1943 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olds

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