Oberst Family History

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Oberst Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived at the highest part of a village on a hillside, from Middle High German obrist ‘uppermost’ (later oberst), superlative form of Ober.

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


Similar surnames: Ober, Oberle, Borst, Obert, Oest, Best, Obst, Gerst, Burst, Abert

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Oberst Family Origin

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Oberst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Harness Maker

    4%

In 1880, the most common Oberst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Oberst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberst. A less common occupation for the Oberst family was Harness Maker.

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Oberst Historical Records

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Oberst Life Expectancy

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