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Overberg Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from places named Overberg (for example to the east of Utrecht), meaning ‘over the hill’. Swedish (Överberg): ornamental or topographic name from över ‘over’ + berg ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Osterberg, Ostberg, Overbeck, Heiberg, Soderberg, Selberg, Enberg

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Overberg Family Origin

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Overberg Family Occupations

What did your Overberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Overberg family was Keeping House. Brick Maker, Dairyman and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overberg. The most common Overberg occupation in the USA was Brick Maker. 29% of Overberg's were Brick Makers.

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  • Brick Maker

    29%
  • Dairyman

    14%
  • Farm Hand

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Overberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Overberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overberg 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Overberg. 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 255 military records available for the last name Overberg. For the veterans among your Overberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Overberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Overberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Overberg in 1950 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overberg 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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