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Overcast Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Obergasser, a topographic name from ober ‘upper’, ‘above’ + Gasse ‘side street’, ‘lane’.

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


Similar surnames: Overcash, Overholt, Overkamp, Overly, Overall, Oberst, Averhart

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Overcast Family Origin

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Overcast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Farmer And Gate Keeper Pike

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farmer And Gate Keeper Pike and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overcast. A less common occupation for the Overcast family was Laborer. The most common Overcast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Overcast's were Farmers.

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Overcast Historical Records

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Overcast Life Expectancy

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