Ommen Family History

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Ommen Name Meaning

Frisian and North German: patronymic from the personal name Ommo. Dutch (van Ommen): habitational name for someone from Ommen in Overijssel.

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

Similar surnames: Onken, Orman, Osten, Oommen, Olden, Osen, Lommen, Olsen, Otten, Ooten

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Ommen Family Origin

Where is the Ommen family from?

Ommen Family Occupations

What did your Ommen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ommen family was Farming. Farmer, Cook and Does Sewing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ommen. The most common Ommen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ommen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cook

  • Does Sewing

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ommen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ommen Historical Records

What Ommen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ommen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ommen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ommen

Passenger List

There are 415 immigration records available for the last name Ommen. 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 368 military records available for the last name Ommen. For the veterans among your Ommen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ommen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ommen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ommen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ommen in 1957 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ommen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ommen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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