Ohlmann Family History

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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. German: from a Germanic personal name derived from Odal, from od ‘wealth’. North German: nickname from ole, olde ‘old’ + man ‘man’. Compare Old.

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

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

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Ohlmann Family Origin

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Ohlmann Family Occupations

What did your Ohlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ohlmann occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Ohlmann's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Ohlmann family was Plasterer. Carpenter, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohlmann.

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  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer

  • Plasterer


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

Ohlmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Ohlmann Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohlmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohlmann 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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