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Ohnemus Name Meaning

South German: from a shortened form of the personal name Hieronymus (see Jerome ).

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


Similar surnames: Lohnes, Theus, Ehnes, Helmus, Remus, Demus, Heis, Thiess, Rhynes

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Where is the Ohnemus family from?

You can see how Ohnemus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohnemus family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohnemus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 50 Ohnemus families living in Illinois. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ohnemus's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Ohnemus families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohnemus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohnemus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ohnemus. 63% of Ohnemus men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Ohnemus women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ohnemus were Machinist and Maid. .

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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
    63%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Foreman
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • House Baking
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ohnemus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohnemus 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 151 immigration records available for the last name Ohnemus. 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 378 military records available for the last name Ohnemus. For the veterans among your Ohnemus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohnemus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ohnemus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ohnemus in 1963 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

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