Obergfell Family History

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Obergfell Name Meaning

German: perhaps a reduced form of the topographic name Oberbergfels ‘upper mountain peak’.

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


Similar surnames: Overall, Bergfeld, Berger, Berge, Oberbeck, Bergen, Oberg, Bernfeld

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Obergfell Family Origin

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Obergfell Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Agriculture and Clock Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obergfell. A less common occupation for the Obergfell family was Farmer. The most common Obergfell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Obergfell's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Agriculture

    10%
  • Clock Maker

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Obergfell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Obergfell Life Expectancy

What is the average Obergfell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Obergfell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Obergfell in 1959 was 37, and 68 in 2004.

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