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Ohlsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen. North German: patronymic from Ohl.

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


Similar surnames: Olsen, Ohlson, Johnsen, Olden, Olesen, Nelsen, Jessen, Holsen, Osen

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Ohlsen Family Origin

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Ohlsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohlsen. The most common Ohlsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Ohlsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ohlsen family was Keeping House.

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Ohlsen Life Expectancy

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