Olea Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from places in the provinces of Cantabria, Palencia, and Burgos named Olea, possibly from Basque ola ‘forge’, ‘ironworks’ + the definite article -a.

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


Similar surnames: Ola, Morea, Oliva, Olmeda, Colla, Cea, Pla, Osen, Oen, Poley

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Olea Family Origin

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Olea Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    50%
  • Carpenter

    50%

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In 1880, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Olea. The most common Olea occupation in the USA was Butcher. 50% of Olea's were Butchers.

Source: Census data for Olea | Data not to scale

Olea Historical Records

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Olea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Olea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Olea in 1958 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olea

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