Ohler Name Meaning

(also Öhler) occupational name for an extractor or seller of culinary oil (typically from olives) or for a soap maker, from Middle High German öler, an agent derivative of öl, ol ‘oil’ (from Latin oleum ‘(olive) oil’). (in some western parts of Germany) occupational name for a potter, Middle High German ollære, from Latin ollarius ‘potter’, from olla ‘pot’. (Öhler): patronymic 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: Oyler, Ohmer, Oehler, Ohle, Pohler, Oller, Kohler, Koller, Mahler

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Ohler Family Origin

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Ohler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohler. The most common Ohler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ohler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ohler family was Carpenter.

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Ohler Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Ohler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ohler in 1940 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohler

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