Obenauer Family History
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Obenauer Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned a water meadow at the upper end of a village, or held land there, from oben ‘up’, ‘above’ + Au ‘water meadow’ (Middle High German oben ‘up’, ‘above’ + ouwe ‘water meadow’) + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Obenhaus, Feinauer, Beaber, Hanauer, Obenauf, Rubenacker, Bauer