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Opie Family History

Opie Name Meaning
Cornish: from the medieval personal name Oppy, Obby, a pet form of various personal names such as Osborn, Osbert, and Osbald.

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

84,165 Historical Documents with Opie on Ancestry.com
19,201 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,676 Military Records
3,078 Immigration Records
17,686 Census and Voter Lists
42,524 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Opie Families

  • Number of Opie families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Opie families
     277 - 552
     93 - 276
     1 - 92
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Opie last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Opie census records

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Opie Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Opie families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Opie Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Opie families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Opie

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Opie Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Opie census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Opie ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Opie Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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