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Ohm Family History

Ohm Surname Meaning

North German (also Öhm): relationship name from Middle Low German ōm ‘maternal uncle relative’ which was used as a respectful form of address for older people. Compare Neve . Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads on the west coast named Om or Åm from Old Norse áum dative plural of á ‘small river’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ohl, Bohm, Olm, Ihm, Ohr, Rohm, Ott, Rohn, Rehm, Blohm

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Where is the Ohm family from?

You can see how Ohm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohm family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohm families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Ohm families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohm's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ohm families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ohm. 50% of Ohm men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farmers Son
    50%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ohm. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ohm. For the veterans among your Ohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohm lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ohm in 1948 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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