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Ohmann Name Meaning

North German:: variant of Odemann (see Ode ). topographic name from Low German Ohe ‘water meadow’ from Middle Low German ō ‘(small) island’ or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this element such as Ohe near Hamburg.

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


Similar surnames: Ahmann, Rehmann, Ohlmann, Ehmann, Ehrmann, Homann, Oman, Ohland, Mann

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Where is the Ohmann family from?

You can see how Ohmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Ohmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 18 Ohmann families living in New York. This was about 37% of all the recorded Ohmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ohmann families in 1880.
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What did your Ohmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ohmann. 50% of Ohmann men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Ohmann women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ohmann were New Work and 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
    50%
  • Truck Driver
    30%
  • New Work
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Stenographer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ohmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohmann 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Ohmann. 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 445 military records available for the last name Ohmann. For the veterans among your Ohmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohmann lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ohmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Ohmann in 1956 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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