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Ohle Family History

Ohle Name Meaning

German:: nickname for an oldman from Middle High German olt (dialect ol) ‘old’. from a short form of a personal name beginning with Ohl- such as Ohlerich (a variant of Ulrich ) or Ohlbrecht. habitational name from a place called Ohle or a topographic name from Middle Low German ōl ‘meadowland surrounded by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Ohl, Ohler, Bohle, Ihle, Ogle, Sale, Pohle, Mele, Fowle, Pyle

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Where is the Ohle family from?

You can see how Ohle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohle family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 21 Ohle families living in Ohio. This was about 23% of all the recorded Ohle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ohle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ohle. 27% of Ohle men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Ohle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ohle were Foreman and Manager. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    27%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Bricklayer
    9%
  • Foreman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Manager
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ohle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 574 immigration records available for the last name Ohle. 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 Cards

There are 917 military records available for the last name Ohle. For the veterans among your Ohle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ohle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ohle in 1957 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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