Opelt Family History

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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

What did your Opelt ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Works In Sawmill

    18%
  • Gingham Weaver

    9%
  • Livery Stable Keeper

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Opelt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Opelt Historical Records

What Opelt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Opelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opelt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Opelt

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Opelt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Opelt. For the veterans among your Opelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Opelt lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opelt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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