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Oppelt Family History

Oppelt Name Meaning
German: from the Germanic personal name Otbald composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + bald ‘brave’.

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

16,109 Historical Documents with Oppelt on Ancestry.com
3,639 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,048 Military Records
597 Immigration Records
2,662 Census and Voter Lists
7,163 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oppelt Families

  • Number of Oppelt families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oppelt families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oppelt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Oppelt census records

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Oppelt 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 Oppelt families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Oppelt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Oppelt 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 Oppelt

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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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Oppelt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Oppelt census records

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Oppelt Civil War Service Records

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