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

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Opper Family Origin

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Opper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Black Smith

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Opper | Data not to scale

Opper Historical Records

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Opper Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opper

Famous Opper Family

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

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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