Opie Name Meaning

Cornish: from the medieval personal name Oppy, Obby, a pet form of various personal names such as Osborn, Osbert, and Osbald.

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


Similar surnames: Olin, Obie, Foppe, Ose, Opp, Obee, Pies, Pye, Piet, Pee

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Opie Family Origin

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Opie Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Opie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Opie's were Farmers. Farmer, Miner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opie. A less common occupation for the Opie family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Miner

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Opie Historical Records

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Opie Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Opie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Opie in 1956 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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