Kohlmeyer Family History

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Kohlmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer who grew cabbages, from Middle High German kol ‘cabbage’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer).

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


Similar surnames: Kallmeyer, Kammeyer, Lohmeyer, Rosemeyer, Killmeyer, Nordmeyer

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Kohlmeyer Family Origin

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Kohlmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Kohlmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kohlmeyer. 33% of Kohlmeyer men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Kohlmeyer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kohlmeyer were Farm Labor and Home Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Home Work
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kohlmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kohlmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohlmeyer 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 645 immigration records available for the last name Kohlmeyer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 847 military records available for the last name Kohlmeyer. For the veterans among your Kohlmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohlmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohlmeyer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kohlmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kohlmeyer in 1953 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohlmeyer

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