Type Surname (from location)
Usage German (Swiss)
Pronounced Pron. Over hole sir(Swiss German) [key]
Other Forms FormsOberholtzer, Oberholtz, Overholtzer, Oberholser
The Oberholtzer family originated in the Swiss village of Oberholtz, south of Zurich, before the 15th century. However, in 1661, one family left Switzerland for the Palatinate in Germany.