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