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Ohrwall Family History

Ohrwall 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: Thrall, Wall, Hall, Oswell, Oswald, Cornwall, Harwell, Berwald

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Where is the Ohrwall family from?

You can see how Ohrwall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohrwall family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohrwall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Ohrwall families living in Kansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohrwall's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Ohrwall families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohrwall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohrwall ancestors do for a living?

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

What Ohrwall family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 86 census records available for the last name Ohrwall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohrwall 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Ohrwall. 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 Ohrwall. For the veterans among your Ohrwall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohrwall lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1997, in the United States, Ohrwall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ohrwall in 1966 was 72, and 87 in 1997.

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