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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

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Obenauer Family Origin

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Obenauer Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Cutter In Shirt Factory

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obenauer family was Farmer. The most common Obenauer occupation in the USA was Barber. 11% of Obenauer's were Barbers. Barber, Carpenter and Cutter In Shirt Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obenauer.

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Obenauer Historical Records

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Obenauer Life Expectancy

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