Overbaugh Family History

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Overbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Oberbach, a topographic and perhaps a habitational name, from ober ‘upper’ + Bach ‘stream’, ‘creek’.

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

Similar surnames: Sharbaugh, Osenbaugh, Overkamp, Buterbaugh, Keebaugh, Tombaugh

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Overbaugh Family Origin

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Overbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Overbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overbaugh. A less common occupation for the Overbaugh family was Engineer. The most common Overbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Overbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Engineer


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

Overbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Overbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overbaugh 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Overbaugh. 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 766 military records available for the last name Overbaugh. For the veterans among your Overbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Overbaugh lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Overbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Overbaugh in 1958 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overbaugh 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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