Ohland Family History

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Ohland Name Meaning

North German: possibly a habitational name from Oland, an island in the Husum district of Schleswig-Holstein, or Ohland in the Rhineland (near Geldern). Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Oland, Osland, Odland, Okland, Bohland, Ryland, Byland, Erland

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Ohland Family Origin

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Ohland Family Occupations

What did your Ohland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ohland family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ohland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ohland's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clk. In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohland.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Clk. In Store

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ohland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ohland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ohland. 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 515 military records available for the last name Ohland. For the veterans among your Ohland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ohland Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ohland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ohland in 1954 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohland 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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