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Overbay Family History

Overbay Name Meaning
Norwegian or Danish: variant of Overby.

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

25,759 Historical Documents with Overbay on Ancestry
6,004 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
782 Military Records
103 Immigration Records
2,883 Census and Voter Lists
15,987 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Overbay Families

  • Number of Overbay families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Overbay families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Overbay last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Overbay census records

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Overbay Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Overbay

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Overbay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Overbay census records

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Overbay Civil War Service Records

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