Overdorff Family History

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Overdorff Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Overdorf.

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


Similar surnames: Overdorf, Orendorff, Wendorff, Mundorff, Arnsdorff, Womeldorf

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Overdorff Family Origin

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Overdorff Family Occupations

What did your Overdorff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overdorff. The most common Overdorff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Overdorff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Overdorff family was Cigar Mfg..

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%
  • Cigar Mfg.

    4%

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

Overdorff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Overdorff Life Expectancy

What is the average Overdorff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Overdorff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Overdorff in 1963 was 87, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overdorff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overdorff 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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