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Opferman Name Meaning

German (Opfermann): occupational name for a churchwarden, one who took the collection in church, Middle High German opferman, a derivative of ofper(gilt) ‘donation’. Compare North German Oppermann.

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


Similar surnames: Oppermann, Opperman, Offerman, Kupferman, Perman, Sonderman, Pleiman

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Opferman Family Origin

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Opferman Family Occupations

What did your Opferman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Opferman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Opferman's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opferman. A less common occupation for the Opferman family was Tobacconist.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Miller

    17%
  • Tobacconist

    17%

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

Opferman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Opferman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opferman 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 Opferman. 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 Opferman. For the veterans among your Opferman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opferman Life Expectancy

What is the average Opferman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Opferman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Opferman in 1952 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opferman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opferman 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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