Overkamp Family History

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Overkamp Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, or a topographic name from Middle Low German over ‘over’, ‘across’ + kamp ‘field’, ‘domain’ (originally denoting the location of a farmstead or settlement). Americanized form of North German Oberkamp, a topographic name for someone living by an upper (ober) field.

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

Similar surnames: Lovekamp, Oldenkamp, Trenkamp, Haverkamp, Seekamp, Bergkamp, Wehrkamp

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Overkamp Family Origin

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Overkamp Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Overkamp. 25% of Overkamp men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Celery Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Overkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 659 census records available for the last name Overkamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overkamp 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Overkamp. 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 152 military records available for the last name Overkamp. For the veterans among your Overkamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overkamp Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Overkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Overkamp in 1964 was 82, and 68 in 2004.

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