Oppenlander Family History

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Oppenlander Name Meaning

in the northwest, a topographic name for someone from a higher or more southerly part of the country, from Low German op ‘up’, ‘on’ + land ‘land’ + the agent suffix -er. in Württemberg, a topographic name from a field name, of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Englander, Greenland, Oberlander, Highlander, Lander, Oblander

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Oppenlander Family Origin

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Oppenlander Family Occupations

What did your Oppenlander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oppenlander family was Butcher. The most common Oppenlander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Oppenlander's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Binder and Brewery Owner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oppenlander.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Book Binder

    8%
  • Brewery Owner

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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

Oppenlander Historical Records

What Oppenlander family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Oppenlander Life Expectancy

What is the average Oppenlander lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Oppenlander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Oppenlander in 1959 was 67, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oppenlander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oppenlander 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.

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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