Overbeek Family History

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Overbeek Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of many places named Overbeke, meaning ‘across the creek’.

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


Similar surnames: Overbeck, Overberg, Overfelt, Vanderbeek, Oberbeck, Overby, Verbeten

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Overbeek Family Origin

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Overbeek Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Overbeek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Overbeek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Overbeek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Overbeek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overbeek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Overbeek. 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 Overbeek. For the veterans among your Overbeek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overbeek Life Expectancy

What is the average Overbeek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Overbeek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Overbeek in 1960 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overbeek 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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