Oberlin Family History

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Oberlin Name Meaning

German (mainly Swiss) and French (Alsace): from an Alemannic pet form of the German personal name Albrecht.

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

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Oberlin Family Origin

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Oberlin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oberlin family was Carpenter. The most common Oberlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Oberlin's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberlin.

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Oberlin Life Expectancy

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