Oehler Family History

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Oehler Name Meaning

occupational name, a variant of Ohler. 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: Ohler, Oehlert, Dehler, Mehler, Fehler, Behler, Kehler, Hegler

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Oehler Family Origin

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Oehler Family Occupations

What did your Oehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Oehler occupation in the UK was Watchmaker. 100% of Oehler's were Watchmakers.

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  • Watchmaker


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

Oehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Oehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oehler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Oehler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Oehler. For the veterans among your Oehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Oehler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Oehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Oehler in 1950 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oehler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oehler 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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