Obermann Family History

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Obermann Name Meaning

topographic name from German ober ‘upper’, ‘above’ (see Ober), with the addition of man ‘man’. This may have referred to someone living in an upper part of a village or to someone living on an upper story of an apartment block. status name for an overseer or arbitrator.

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


Similar surnames: Bermann, Overmann, Hoberman, Ostermann, Berman, Bergmann, Rehmann

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Obermann Family Origin

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Obermann Family Occupations

What did your Obermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Obermann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Obermann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Obermann family was Carpenter. Farmer, Basket Maker and Brewery Prop. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obermann.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Basket Maker

    7%
  • Brewery Prop.

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Obermann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Obermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obermann 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Obermann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Obermann. For the veterans among your Obermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Obermann Life Expectancy

What is the average Obermann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Obermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Obermann in 1963 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obermann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obermann 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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