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Origins of the Overing surname

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About the Overings

We have a total number of 389 records for people with the last name Overing.

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Where do most Overings live?

In 1921, most Overings lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Overings

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 336 records for the Overing surname. The oldest one dates back to 1754.

Who were Overings most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Overings.

What are the most common Overing first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Overings

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Overings in 1921


Woollen Cloth Weaver


Cotton Spinner


Domestic Servant


Dress Maker


Common Male occupations for Overings in 1921










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