Oberholtzer Family History

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Oberholtzer Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ober ‘above’ (or German ober- ‘upper’) + holz ‘wood’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant, a topographic name for someone who lived above a wood or on the far side of it, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived in a place known as Oberholtz (‘upper wood’).

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


Similar surnames: Overholt, Holtzer, Holter, Oberhelman, Buchalter, Bechler, Bolter

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Oberholtzer Family Origin

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Oberholtzer Family Occupations

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  • Factory Hand

    83%
  • Farmer

    17%

In 1881, Factory Hand and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oberholtzer. The most common Oberholtzer occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 83% of Oberholtzer's were Factory Hands.

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