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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Clerk

    4%

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Ohmer family was Clerk.

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Ohmer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohmer

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