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Overstreet Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch and Belgian Overstraete, a topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the street’, or a habitational name from a place so named. According to Debrabandere this is a Brabantine name, originating from the Hof ter Overstraeten in Sint-Martens-Lennik. Americanized form of German Oberstrass or Low German Overstraat, a topographic name from a field so named, in particular one near Wermelskirchen in Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Street, Verstraete, Hemstreet, Waterstradt, Overholt, Overbeck

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Overstreet Family Origin

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Overstreet Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Overstreet occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Overstreet's were Farmers. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Overstreet.

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