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Oppegard Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse Uppigarðr, a compound of uppi ‘up’ + garðr ‘farmstead’, denoting a farmstead situated on relatively high ground.

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


Similar surnames: Gard, Odegaard, Lingard, Wingard, Appleyard, Peart, Pollard, Legard

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Oppegard Family Origin

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Oppegard Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Oppegard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oppegard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oppegard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Oppegard. 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 Oppegard. For the veterans among your Oppegard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oppegard Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Oppegard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Oppegard in 1952 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

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