Overmann Family History

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Overmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived on the bank of a river, from Middle Low German over ‘river bank’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Obermann, Ostermann, Oppermann, Bermann, Rehmann, Liermann, Overman

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Overmann Family Origin

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Overmann Family Occupations

What did your Overmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and F. And Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overmann. A less common occupation for the Overmann family was Shoemaker. The most common Overmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Overmann's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • F. And Gardener

  • Shoemaker


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

Overmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Overmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Overmann 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Overmann. 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 305 military records available for the last name Overmann. For the veterans among your Overmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Overmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Overmann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Overmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Overmann in 1962 was 56, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overmann 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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