Ohlendorf Family History

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Ohlendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony, or possibly a topographic name, a reduced form of Oldendorf ‘old village’, denoting a former settlement or the oldest part of a settlement.

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


Similar surnames: Oberdorf, Hilgendorf, Ostendorf, Schoendorf, Overdorf, Altendorf

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Ohlendorf Family Origin

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Ohlendorf Family Occupations

What did your Ohlendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ohlendorf family was Bricklayer. The most common Ohlendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ohlendorf's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohlendorf.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Brick Layer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%

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

Ohlendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ohlendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohlendorf lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Ohlendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ohlendorf in 1955 was 46, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohlendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohlendorf 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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