Oberbeck Family History

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Oberbeck Name Meaning

topographic name from North German Overbeck, from Middle Low German over de beke ‘across the creek’. distinguishing name for a baker (see Beck) who lived in the upper part of a village (see Ober).

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


Similar surnames: Overbeck, Oberdick, Averbeck, Oberle, Seebeck, Overlock, Brobeck

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Oberbeck Family Origin

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Oberbeck Family Occupations

What did your Oberbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oberbeck family was Farming. The most common Oberbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Oberbeck's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Deputy Marshall were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberbeck.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Deputy Marshall

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oberbeck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Oberbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oberbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oberbeck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oberbeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oberbeck. For the veterans among your Oberbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oberbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Oberbeck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Oberbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Oberbeck in 1963 was 82, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oberbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oberbeck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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