Overmyer Family History

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Overmyer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Obermeyer, Obermeier.

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


Similar surnames: Overmeyer, Stermer, Obermeier, Shermer, Overly, Newmyer, Overmiller

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Overmyer Family Origin

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Overmyer Family Occupations

What did your Overmyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Overmyer family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overmyer. The most common Overmyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Overmyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Overmyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Overmyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Overmyer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Overmyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Overmyer in 1946 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Overmyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Overmyer 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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