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Oppenheimer Family History

Oppenheimer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Oppenheim.

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

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17,323 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,156 Military Records
13,239 Immigration Records
18,572 Census and Voter Lists
34,294 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oppenheimer Families

  • Number of Oppenheimer families
     96 - 190
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oppenheimer families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oppenheimer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Oppenheimer census records

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

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Oppenheimer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Oppenheimer 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 Oppenheimer

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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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Oppenheimer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Oppenheimer census records

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Oppenheimer Civil War Service Records

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