Ohm Name Meaning

North German (also Öhm): kinship name from Middle Low German om ‘maternal uncle’, ‘relative’, which was used as a respectful form of address for older people. Compare Neve. Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads on the west coast named Om or Åm, from Old Norse áum, dative plural of á ‘small river’.

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


Similar surnames: Ohl, Bohm, Olm, Ihm, Ohr, Rohm, Ott, Rohn, Rehm, Blohm

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Ohm Family Origin

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Ohm Family Occupations

What did your Ohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohm. The most common Ohm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Ohm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ohm family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Ohm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ohm Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ohm in 1948 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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