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Overdorf Name Meaning

Altered form of German Ober(n)dorf, a habitational name, from any of many places in Germany and Austria called Oberndorf or Oberdorf, meaning ‘upper village’.

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


Similar surnames: Oberdorf, Ohlendorf, Bergdorf, Seedorf, Overton, Overturf, Endorf

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Overdorf Family Origin

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Overdorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Overdorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Overdorf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overdorf. A less common occupation for the Overdorf family was Keeping House.

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Overdorf Historical Records

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Overdorf Life Expectancy

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