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Overbeck Name Meaning

English and North German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘over the creek’, from Middle English and Middle Low German over ‘over’ + beck ‘stream’, ‘creek’. Dutch: variant of Overbeek. Swedish (Överbäck): ornamental or topographic name from över ‘over’ + bäck ‘stream’, ‘creek’ (Old Norse bekkr). Altered form of German Oberbeck.

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


Similar surnames: Oberbeck, Averbeck, Overlock, Oberdick, Overberg, Overbeek, Osbeck

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Overbeck Family Origin

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Overbeck Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Overbeck occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Overbeck's were Farmers. Farmer and Taylor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Overbeck.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Taylor

    50%

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

Overbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Overbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overbeck 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Overbeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Overbeck. For the veterans among your Overbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Overbeck lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Overbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Overbeck in 1943 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overbeck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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