Oberdick Family History

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Oberdick Name Meaning

Variant of North German Oberdieck, a topographic name for someone who lived ‘over the dike’, from ober (standardized High German form of Low German over) + Low German die(c)k ‘dike’.

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


Similar surnames: Oberbeck, Overlock, Overbeck, Bernick, Bendick, Tendick, Bennick

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Oberdick Family Origin

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Oberdick Family Occupations

What did your Oberdick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberdick. A less common occupation for the Oberdick family was Lime Burner. The most common Oberdick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Oberdick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Lime Burner

    9%

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

Oberdick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oberdick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oberdick 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 Oberdick. 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 Oberdick. For the veterans among your Oberdick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oberdick Life Expectancy

What is the average Oberdick lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Oberdick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Oberdick in 1963 was 65, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oberdick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oberdick 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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