Oehmke Family History

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Oehmke Name Meaning

North German (Öhmke): from a diminutive of Ommen.

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


Similar surnames: Oehme, Boehmke, Oehlke, Ehmke, Boehnke, Oelfke, Lemke, Remke, Behnke

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Oehmke Family Origin

Where is the Oehmke family from?

Oehmke Family Occupations

What did your Oehmke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oehmke. 10% of Oehmke men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Oehmke women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oehmke were Bookkeeper and Comptometer Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Attorney
    4%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Candler
    7%
  • Comptometer Operator
    7%

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

Oehmke Historical Records

What Oehmke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Oehmke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oehmke 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Oehmke. 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 442 military records available for the last name Oehmke. For the veterans among your Oehmke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oehmke Life Expectancy

What is the average Oehmke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Oehmke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Oehmke in 1952 was 28, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oehmke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oehmke 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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