Oehme Family History

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Oehme Name Meaning

North German (Öhme): variant of Ommen.

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

Similar surnames: Oehmke, Ohme, Boehme, Oehm, Boehle, Dehne, Dehmer, Lemme, Koehne

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Oehme Family Origin

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Oehme Family Occupations

What did your Oehme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oehme occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Oehme's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Foreman Lumberyard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oehme. A less common occupation for the Oehme family was Painter.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Foreman Lumberyard

  • Painter


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

Oehme Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Oehme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oehme 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Oehme. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oehme. For the veterans among your Oehme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oehme Life Expectancy

What is the average Oehme lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Oehme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Oehme in 1942 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oehme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oehme 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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