Overend Family History

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Overend Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived at the ‘upper end’ of a settlement, from Middle English overe, uvere ‘upper’ + end ‘end’.

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


Similar surnames: Overall, Overbeck, Ovens, Overland, Overly, Overton, Overmann

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Overend Family Origin

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Overend Family Occupations

What did your Overend ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Overend occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 27% of Overend's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Overend family was Miner. Keeping House, Bar Tender and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overend.

View Census data for Overend | Data not to scale

  • Keeping House

    27%
  • Bar Tender

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Miner

    9%

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

Overend Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Overend. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overend 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 Overend

Passenger List

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

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Overend Life Expectancy

What is the average Overend lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Overend life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Overend in 1963 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overend

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overend 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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