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Overlock Name Meaning

Altered form of German Oberlack, a topographic name for someone who lived beyond a pond or small lake, from Middle Low German over ‘across’ + Middle High German lache, Middle Low German lake ‘pond’ (dialect la(c)ke).

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


Similar surnames: Overbeck, Oberdick, Overholt, Oberbeck, Averbeck, Narlock, Morlock

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Overlock Family Origin

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Overlock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Cooper & Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Cooper & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overlock. The most common Overlock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Overlock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Overlock family was Keeping House.

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Overlock Life Expectancy

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