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Overholt Name Meaning

Dutch: Americanized spelling of Overhoud, a topographic name for someone who lived ‘across the woods’. Americanized spelling of German Oberholz, a topographic name from from Middle High German ober ‘above’ (or German ober- ‘upper’) + holz ‘wood’ (see Oberholtzer).

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


Similar surnames: Overlock, Overkamp, Overly, Overcast, Osterholt, Verhelst, Verhulst

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Overholt Family Origin

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Overholt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • School

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

In 1881, the most common Overholt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Overholt's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overholt. A less common occupation for the Overholt family was Farmer Son.

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Overholt Historical Records

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Overholt Life Expectancy

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