Oppenheimer Family History

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Oppenheimer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Oppenheim.

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


Similar surnames: Oppenheim, Bodenheimer, Ostheimer, Manheimer, Wertheimer, Gensheimer

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Oppenheimer Family Origin

Where is the Oppenheimer family from?

Oppenheimer Family Occupations

What did your Oppenheimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Merchant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oppenheimer. A less common occupation for the Oppenheimer family was Carpenter. The most common Oppenheimer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 7% of Oppenheimer's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    7%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Oppenheimer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oppenheimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Oppenheimer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Oppenheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oppenheimer in 1954 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oppenheimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oppenheimer 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.

Famous Oppenheimer Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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