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Overman Family History

Overman Name Meaning
Dutch: status name from Middle Dutch overman ‘judge’, ‘arbitrator’, ‘go-between’.Respelling of German Overmann.

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

257,677 Historical Documents with Overman on Ancestry.com
43,070 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,466 Military Records
1,183 Immigration Records
24,321 Census and Voter Lists
183,637 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Overman Families

  • Number of Overman families
     70 - 137
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Overman families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Overman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Overman census records

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Overman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Overman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Overman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Overman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Overman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Overman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Overman census records

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Overman Civil War Service Records

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