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Ohlf Family History

Ohlf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ohl, Ohle, Rohlf, Ahlf, Wolf, Oh, Ahl, Rolf, Ohler, Nolf

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Where is the Ohlf family from?

You can see how Ohlf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohlf family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Ohlf family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohlf's in USA. California had the highest population of Ohlf families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohlf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohlf ancestors do for a living?

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

What Ohlf family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 31 census records available for the last name Ohlf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohlf 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Ohlf. 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 10 military records available for the last name Ohlf. For the veterans among your Ohlf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohlf lifespan?

Average Ohlf life expectancy in 2002 was 52 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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