Opfer Family History

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Opfer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Opfer ‘sacrifice’.

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


Similar surnames: Hopfer, Offer, Kupfer, Klopfer, Oder, Speer, Ober, Popper, Apfel

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Opfer Family Origin

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Opfer Family Occupations

What did your Opfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Opfer family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Coal Miner and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opfer. The most common Opfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Opfer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Teamster

    15%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

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

Opfer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Opfer. 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 Opfer. For the veterans among your Opfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Opfer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Opfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Opfer in 1960 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opfer 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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