Overfield Family History
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Overfield Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by the ‘upper pasture’, from Middle English uvere ‘over’, ‘higher’ + feld(e) ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, or a habitational name from a place named with these elements. Americanized form of Dutch Overfelt or of German Oberfeld, a topographic name from ober ‘upper’, ‘up above’ + feld ‘open country’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sherfield, Barfield, Berfield, Orfield, Haverfield, Woodfield