Oberholtzer Family History

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Oberholtzer Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ober ‘above’ (or German ober- ‘upper’) + holz ‘wood’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant, a topographic name for someone who lived above a wood or on the far side of it, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived in a place known as Oberholtz (‘upper wood’).

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

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Oberholtzer Family Origin

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Oberholtzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oberholtzer family was Keeping House. The most common Oberholtzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Oberholtzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberholtzer.

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Oberholtzer Historical Records

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Oberholtzer Life Expectancy

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