Opland Family History

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Opland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from four farmsteads, notably in Trøndelag, named Oppland, from Old Norse Upplandir, a compound of uppi ‘up’ + land ‘land’, denoting a farmstead situated on relatively high ground.

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

Similar surnames: Osland, Odland, Okland, Land, Island, Norland, Oland, Ohland, Meland

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Opland Family Origin

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Opland Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Opland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Opland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Opland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Opland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opland 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 413 immigration records available for the last name Opland. 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 276 military records available for the last name Opland. For the veterans among your Opland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opland Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Opland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Opland in 1956 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

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