Opper Family History

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Opper Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from the Germanic personal name Obrecht, composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. German: probably a variant of Oppermann.

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


Similar surnames: Oppel, Kopper, Omer, Popper, Hopper, Nopper, Opp, Osmer, Copper

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Opper Family Origin

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Opper Family Occupations

What did your Opper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Opper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Opper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Opper family was Bricklayer. Farmer, Black Smith and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opper.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Black Smith

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

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

Opper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Opper Life Expectancy

What is the average Opper lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Opper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Opper in 1954 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opper 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 Opper Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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