Oehm Family History

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Oehm Name Meaning

German: variant of Ohm.

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


Similar surnames: Ehm, Kehm, Behm, Roehm, Dehm, Oehme, Ohme, Yehl, Ohm, Rehm

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Oehm Family Origin

Where is the Oehm family from?

Oehm Family Occupations

What did your Oehm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oehm occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 21% of Oehm's were Shoe Makers. Shoe Maker, Tailor and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oehm. A less common occupation for the Oehm family was Farmer.

View Census data for Oehm | Data not to scale

  • Shoe Maker

    21%
  • Tailor

    14%
  • At Home

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

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

Oehm Historical Records

What Oehm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oehm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oehm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Oehm

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oehm. 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 Oehm. For the veterans among your Oehm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oehm Life Expectancy

What is the average Oehm lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Oehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Oehm in 1963 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oehm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oehm 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 Oehm Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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