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Overton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; others have Old English ofer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Everton, Orton, Leverton, Merton, Wolverton, Brenton, Vernon, Girton

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Overton Family Origin

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Overton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Sailir

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overton. A less common occupation for the Overton family was Sailir. The most common Overton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 56% of Overton's were Farmers.

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Overton Historical Records

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Overton Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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