Ohler Family History

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Ohler Name Meaning

(also Öhler) occupational name for an extractor or seller of culinary oil (typically from olives) or for a soap maker, from Middle High German öler, an agent derivative of öl, ol ‘oil’ (from Latin oleum ‘(olive) oil’). (in some western parts of Germany) occupational name for a potter, Middle High German ollære, from Latin ollarius ‘potter’, from olla ‘pot’. (Öhler): patronymic from a short form of a personal name formed with Old Saxon od ‘possession’.

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


Similar surnames: Oyler, Ohmer, Oehler, Ohle, Pohler, Oller, Kohler, Koller, Mahler

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Ohler Family Origin

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Ohler Family Occupations

What did your Ohler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohler. A less common occupation for the Ohler family was Carpenter. The most common Ohler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ohler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Ohler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ohler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ohler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ohler. For the veterans among your Ohler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ohler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohler lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ohler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ohler in 1940 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohler 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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