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Origins of the Overson surname

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About the Oversons

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Where do most Oversons live?

In 1921, most Oversons lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Oversons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,010 records for the Overson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1894.

Who were Oversons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Overson first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Ann

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Common jobs for Oversons

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

Common Female occupations for Oversons in 1921


Domestic Servant








Common Male occupations for Oversons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Ag Labourer


Agl Labourer


Ag Lab Son


Farm Labourer


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