Overbay Family History

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Overbay Name Meaning

Norwegian or Danish: variant of Overby.

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


Similar surnames: Overbey, Overby, Overley, Oberly, Verna, Everly, Zerba, Hoverman

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Overbay Family Origin

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Overbay Family Occupations

What did your Overbay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Overbay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Overbay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Overbay family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Agent For Paper Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overbay.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Agent For Paper Mill

    6%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    6%

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

Overbay Historical Records

What Overbay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Overbay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overbay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Overbay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Overbay. 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 Overbay. For the veterans among your Overbay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overbay Life Expectancy

What is the average Overbay lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Overbay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Overbay in 1946 was 60, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overbay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overbay 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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