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Ohlfs Family History

Ohlfs 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: Rohlfs, Ohler, Ohl, Delfs, Oles, Ohle, Ahles, Uhles, Ohlin, Uhls

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Where is the Ohlfs family from?

You can see how Ohlfs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohlfs family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohlfs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Ohlfs families living in Wisconsin. This was about 80% of all the recorded Ohlfs's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Ohlfs families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohlfs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohlfs ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 164 census records available for the last name Ohlfs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohlfs 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Ohlfs. 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 62 military records available for the last name Ohlfs. For the veterans among your Ohlfs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohlfs lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Ohlfs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ohlfs in 1966 was 89, and 86 in 2001.

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