Ohm Name Meaning

North German (also Öhm): kinship name from Middle Low German om ‘maternal uncle’, ‘relative’, which was used as a respectful form of address for older people. Compare Neve. Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads on the west coast named Om or Åm, from Old Norse áum, dative plural of á ‘small river’.

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


Similar surnames: Ohl, Bohm, Olm, Ihm, Ohr, Rohm, Ott, Rohn, Rehm, Blohm

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Ohm Family Origin

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Ohm Family Occupations

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In 1939, Chief Clerk bank Barclays and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ohm. 34% of Ohm men worked as a Chief Clerk bank Barclays and 40% of Ohm women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ohm were Steel Foundry Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chief Clerk bank Barclays
    34%
  • Night Watchman
    34%
  • Steel Foundry Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Art Teacher
    20%
  • Domestic Servant
    20%
  • Private Means
    20%

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

Ohm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohm 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ohm. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ohm. For the veterans among your Ohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ohm Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ohm in 1948 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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