Opelt Name Meaning

German: variant of Oppelt.

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


Similar surnames: Olt, Oppelt, Zelt, Obert, Polt, Speltz, Pell, Pelot, Opel, Orell

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Opelt Family Origin

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Opelt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Works In Sawmill

    18%
  • Gingham Weaver

    9%
  • Livery Stable Keeper

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Opelt family was Livery Stable Keeper. Farmer, Works In Sawmill and Gingham Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opelt. The most common Opelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Opelt's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Opelt | Data not to scale

Opelt Historical Records

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Opelt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Opelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Opelt in 1961 was 57, and 37 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opelt

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