Olmscheid Family History

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Olmscheid Name Meaning

German: probably a Rhineland habitational or topographic name, from an old element ul-m ‘mud’ + scheid ‘watershed area’, ‘mountain ridge’, ‘privately owned forest clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Linscheid, Larscheid, Schneid, Schei, Lischer, Luscher, Ascher

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Olmscheid Family Origin

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Olmscheid Family Occupations

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Olmscheid Historical Records

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Olmscheid Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Olmscheid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Olmscheid in 1966 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

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