Kohlmeyer Family History

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Kohlmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer who grew cabbages, from Middle High German kol ‘cabbage’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer).

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

Similar surnames: Kallmeyer, Kammeyer, Lohmeyer, Rosemeyer, Killmeyer, Nordmeyer

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Kohlmeyer Family Origin

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Kohlmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Kohlmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Brickmason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohlmeyer. The most common Kohlmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kohlmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kohlmeyer family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Brickmason

  • Clerk In Store


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

Kohlmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kohlmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohlmeyer 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 645 immigration records available for the last name Kohlmeyer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 847 military records available for the last name Kohlmeyer. For the veterans among your Kohlmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohlmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohlmeyer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kohlmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kohlmeyer in 1953 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohlmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohlmeyer 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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