Obermeyer Family History

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Obermeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for the tenant farmer (see Meyer) of the upper farm in a settlement (see Ober).

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


Similar surnames: Ostermeier, Rodemeyer, Tiemeyer, Bergmeier, Wiedmeyer, Neumeyer

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Obermeyer Family Origin

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Obermeyer Family Occupations

What did your Obermeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Obermeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Obermeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obermeyer. A less common occupation for the Obermeyer family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

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

Obermeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Obermeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Obermeyer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Obermeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Obermeyer in 1954 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obermeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obermeyer 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.

Famous Obermeyer Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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