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Overgaard Name Meaning

Swedish (Övergaard): habitational name for someone who lived at ‘the upper farm’ or an ornamental name from över ‘over’ + gård ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Norgaard, Odegaard, Overland, Ostergaard, Sondergaard, Orchard

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Overgaard Family Origin

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Overgaard Family Occupations

What did your Overgaard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Overgaard. The most common Overgaard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Overgaard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

Overgaard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Overgaard Life Expectancy

What is the average Overgaard lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Overgaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Overgaard in 1950 was 38, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overgaard 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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