Overstreet Family History
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Overstreet Name Meaning
Americanized form of Dutch and Belgian Overstraete, a topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the street’, or a habitational name from a place so named. According to Debrabandere this is a Brabantine name, originating from the Hof ter Overstraeten in Sint-Martens-Lennik. Americanized form of German Oberstrass or Low German Overstraat, a topographic name from a field so named, in particular one near Wermelskirchen in Rhineland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Street, Verstraete, Hemstreet, Waterstradt, Overholt, Overbeck