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Overman Name Meaning

Dutch: status name from Middle Dutch overman ‘judge’, ‘arbitrator’, ‘go-between’. Respelling of German Overmann.

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


Similar surnames: Overmann, Beerman, Offerman, Ockerman, Herman, Werman, Bierman

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Overman Family Origin

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Overman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Agr Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Agr Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Overman. The most common Overman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Overman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Overman family was Tailor.

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Overman Historical Records

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Overman Life Expectancy

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