Opitz Family History

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Opitz Name Meaning

from Opecz a medieval Silesian and Bohemian pet form of Albrecht (see Albert). habitational name from a place so named in Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Pitz, Reitz, Spitz, Fitz, Peitz, Zeitz, Britz, Oritz, Pritz, Bitz

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Opitz Family Origin

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Opitz Family Occupations

What did your Opitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opitz. A less common occupation for the Opitz family was Keeping House. The most common Opitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Opitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Book Keeper

  • Keeping House


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

Opitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Opitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opitz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Opitz. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Opitz. For the veterans among your Opitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Opitz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Opitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Opitz in 1955 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opitz 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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