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Overland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of some twenty farmsteads, mainly in Telemark and on the west coast, named Øverland, from øver ‘upper’ + land ‘land’. English: habitational name from Overland Farm in Kent, named with Old English yfer ‘hill brow’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Berland, Loveland, Erland, Roseland, Harland, Varland, Eland

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Overland Family Origin

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Overland Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    25%
  • Ag Labourer

    13%
  • Painter

    13%
  • Agril labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Overland family was Agril labourer. The most common Overland occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Overland's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overland.

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Overland Historical Records

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Overland Life Expectancy

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