Ohler Family History
Ohler Name Meaning
German:: (also Öhler): occupational name for an extractor or seller of culinary oil or for a soap maker from Middle High German öler an agent derivative of öl ol ‘oil’ from Latin oleum ‘(olive) oil’. in some western parts of Germany an occupational name for a potter Middle High German ollære from Latin ollarius ‘potter’ from olla ‘pot’. (Öhler): patronymic from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with ōd ‘possession’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press