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Find more Oppel relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 108 more people named Oppel in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 395 people named Oppel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Oppel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 503 people named Oppel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 81
  • 42 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 25% were children

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As Oppel families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 148 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut
  • Most mothers originated from Connecticut
  • 16% were born in foreign countries