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Ohlmann Name Meaning

German (Öhlmann): occupational name for a seller of culinary oil from Middle High German öl ol ‘oil’ + man ‘man’. Compare Ohler . North German: nickname from ōle olde ‘old’ + man ‘man’. German: from an ancient Germanic personal name derived from Odal from od ‘wealth’.

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


Similar surnames: Kohlmann, Bohlmann, Bollmann, Thalmann, Ehrmann, Mohrmann, Ohmann

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Where is the Ohlmann family from?

You can see how Ohlmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohlmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohlmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Ohlmann families living in Nebraska. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ohlmann's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Ohlmann families in 1880.
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What did your Ohlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ohlmann. 45% of Ohlmann men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Ohlmann women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farming
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ohlmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohlmann 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 601 immigration records available for the last name Ohlmann. 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 616 military records available for the last name Ohlmann. For the veterans among your Ohlmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohlmann lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Ohlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ohlmann in 1966 was 68, and 78 in 2003.

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