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Olgin Family History

Olgin Surname Meaning

Hispanic (Olgín): altered form of Olguín (see Olguin ). Jewish (American): pseudonym based on the Russian female personal name Olga used by a political journalist and writer Moissaye Joseph Olgin (1878–1939) born in Ukraine as Novomeysky.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Olguin, Olan, Follin, Hagin, Olin, Olden, Molin, Holguin, Magin

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Where is the Olgin family from?

You can see how Olgin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olgin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Olgin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Olgin families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Olgin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Olgin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olgin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olgin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Olgin. 63% of Olgin men worked as a Laborer and 58% of Olgin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olgin were Sheep Herder and Maid. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    63%
  • Farm Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Sheep Herder
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    58%
  • Maid
    43%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Olgin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olgin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 118 immigration records available for the last name Olgin. 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 Cards

There are 286 military records available for the last name Olgin. For the veterans among your Olgin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olgin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Olgin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Olgin in 1951 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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