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

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Oppenheimer Family Origin

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Oppenheimer Family Occupations

What did your Oppenheimer ancestors do for a living?

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  • Butcher

    7%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

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Oppenheimer Historical Records

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Oppenheimer Life Expectancy

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Famous Oppenheimer Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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