Oehrlein Family History

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Oehrlein Name Meaning

nickname, from a diminutive of Ohr. pet form of Aurelius (saint’s name).

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


Similar surnames: Koehnlein, Uehlein, Berlin, Merlin, Hertlein, Behrle, Poehlein

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Oehrlein Family Origin

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Oehrlein Family Occupations

What did your Oehrlein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oehrlein occupation in the USA was Instrument Maker. 50% of Oehrlein's were Instrument Makers. Instrument Maker and Sausage Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oehrlein.

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  • Instrument Maker

    50%
  • Sausage Maker

    50%

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

Oehrlein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oehrlein Life Expectancy

What is the average Oehrlein lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Oehrlein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Oehrlein in 1961 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oehrlein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oehrlein 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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