Opferman Family History

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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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Miller

    17%
  • Tobacconist

    17%

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

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Opferman Historical Records

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Opferman Life Expectancy

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