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Overbeck Name Meaning

English and North German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘over the creek’, from Middle English and Middle Low German over ‘over’ + beck ‘stream’, ‘creek’. Dutch: variant of Overbeek. Swedish (Överbäck): ornamental or topographic name from över ‘over’ + bäck ‘stream’, ‘creek’ (Old Norse bekkr). Altered form of German Oberbeck.

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


Similar surnames: Oberbeck, Averbeck, Overlock, Oberdick, Overberg, Overbeek, Osbeck

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Overbeck Family Origin

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Overbeck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overbeck. A less common occupation for the Overbeck family was Keeping House. The most common Overbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Overbeck's were Farmers.

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Overbeck Historical Records

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Overbeck Life Expectancy

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