Ohmer Family History

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Ohmer Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle High German ame, ome ‘standard measure’, hence an occupational name for someone who checked and sealed weights and measures. (Öhmer): topographic name (mostly Swiss), for someone who lived or owned a farm in a wider, flat part of a valley, a variant of Ebner. status or occupational name from Middle High German ebenære ‘arbitrator’, ‘judge’.

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

Similar surnames: Ohler, Oster, Sommer, Hamer, Sohmer, Bohner, Johner, Ammer, Comer

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Ohmer Family Origin

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Ohmer Family Occupations

What did your Ohmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ohmer family was Clerk. The most common Ohmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ohmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk


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Ohmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ohmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohmer 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Ohmer. 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 Ohmer. For the veterans among your Ohmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ohmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohmer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ohmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ohmer in 1950 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

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