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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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Where is the Oehmke family from?

You can see how Oehmke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oehmke family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Oehmke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Oehmke families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Oehmke's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Oehmke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oehmke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA named Oehmke. 28% of Oehmke men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Oehmke women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oehmke were Farm Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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What Oehmke family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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