Oehlert Family History

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Oehlert Name Meaning

German (Öhlert): from a reduced form of the personal name Odalhard, a personal name composed wih Old Saxon od ‘possession’.

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


Similar surnames: Oehler, Ohler, Ehlert, Gellert, Dehler, Wohlert, Dehnert, Ahlert

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Oehlert Family Origin

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Oehlert Family Occupations

What did your Oehlert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Farmer & Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oehlert. The most common Oehlert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Oehlert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oehlert family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Farmer & Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

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

Oehlert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oehlert Life Expectancy

What is the average Oehlert lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Oehlert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Oehlert in 1943 was 23, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oehlert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oehlert 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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