Overmeyer Family History

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Overmeyer Name Meaning

Variant of German Obermeyer. This is either a North German form or an Americanization.

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


Similar surnames: Overmyer, Obermeier, Obermeyer, Tiemeyer, Meyer, Ostermeyer

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Overmeyer Family Origin

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Overmeyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Conductor On R.R.

    8%
  • Keeps Barber Shop

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Overmeyer family was Merchant. Farmer, Conductor On R.R. and Keeps Barber Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overmeyer. The most common Overmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Overmeyer's were Farmers.

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Overmeyer Historical Records

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Overmeyer Life Expectancy

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