Opie Family History

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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

What did your Opie ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Opie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Opie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opie 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Opie. 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 Opie. For the veterans among your Opie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opie Life Expectancy

What is the average Opie lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opie 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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