When Isaac Newton Overman was born on 11 September 1838, in Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, John B Overman, was 20 and his mother, Anna Mary Macy, was 18. He lived in Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 December 1863, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 25.
Dutch: status name from Middle Dutch overman ‘judge, arbitrator, go-between’.
Americanized form of German Overmann .
English (East Anglia): occupational name from Middle English overman ‘leader, ruler; supervisor, overseer’, perhaps also ‘judge, arbitrator’ (compare 1 above).
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