Obermiller Family History

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Obermiller Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German Obermüller, a topographic name for the miller at the ‘upper mill’.

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

Similar surnames: Overmiller, Ostermiller, Bemiller, Baumiller, Eidemiller, Hogenmiller

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Obermiller Family Origin

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Obermiller Family Occupations

What did your Obermiller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obermiller family was Physician. Farmer, Grocery Keeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obermiller. The most common Obermiller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Obermiller's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocery Keeper

  • Laborer

  • Physician


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

Obermiller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Obermiller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obermiller 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Obermiller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 648 military records available for the last name Obermiller. For the veterans among your Obermiller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Obermiller Life Expectancy

What is the average Obermiller lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Obermiller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Obermiller in 1963 was 60, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obermiller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obermiller 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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