Oppel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of Old High German ot, Old Saxon od ‘possession’, ‘wealth’. German: habitational name from a place so named near Löbau, or perhaps from Oppeln in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Koppel, Appel, Opper, Toppel, Kappel, Apel, Oppelt, Poppel, Roppel

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Oppel Family Origin

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Oppel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    11%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, the most common Oppel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 11% of Oppel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Oppel family was At Home. Laborer, Clerk In Store and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oppel.

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Oppel Historical Records

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Oppel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Oppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Oppel in 1953 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oppel

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