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Overacker Family History

Overacker Name Meaning
Partly Americanized form of South German Überacker, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria, from Middle High German über ‘near’, ‘across from’ + acker ‘field’, denoting the location of a farm. In some instances it may be topographic.

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

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2,454 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
612 Military Records
92 Immigration Records
3,699 Census and Voter Lists
16,093 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Overacker Families

  • Number of Overacker families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Overacker census records

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Overacker Family Origin

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Overacker Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Overacker

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Overacker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Overacker census records

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Overacker Civil War Service Records

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