Overmeyer Family History

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Overmeyer Name Meaning

Variant of German Obermeyer. This is either a North German form or an Americanization.

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


Similar surnames: Overmyer, Obermeier, Obermeyer, Tiemeyer, Meyer, Ostermeyer

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Overmeyer Family Origin

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Overmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Overmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Overmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Overmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Overmeyer family was Merchant. Farmer, Conductor On R.R. and Keeps Barber Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overmeyer.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Conductor On R.R.

    8%
  • Keeps Barber Shop

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

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

Overmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Overmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Overmeyer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Overmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Overmeyer in 1956 was 38, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overmeyer 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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