Oberdorf Family History

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Oberdorf Name Meaning

from a habitational name from any of several places so named in all parts of Germany. topographic name for someone who lived at the upper part of a village, from ober ‘up’, ‘above’ + Dorf ‘village’ .

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


Similar surnames: Overdorf, Ohlendorf, Seedorf, Kasdorf, Berry, Burgdorf, Oberbeck

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Oberdorf Family Origin

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Oberdorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Engineer

    9%
  • Canal Man

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oberdorf family was Canal Man. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberdorf. The most common Oberdorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Oberdorf's were Farmers.

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Oberdorf Historical Records

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Oberdorf Life Expectancy

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