Opperman Family History

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Opperman Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for hod carrier for a bricklayer or roadbuilder. variant of German Oppermann.

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


Similar surnames: Opferman, Oppermann, Ockerman, Perman, Offerman, Appelman, Koppelman

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Opperman Family Origin

Where is the Opperman family from?

Opperman Family Occupations

What did your Opperman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opperman. A less common occupation for the Opperman family was Keeping House. The most common Opperman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Opperman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Opperman Historical Records

What Opperman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Opperman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opperman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Opperman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Opperman. 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 Opperman. For the veterans among your Opperman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opperman Life Expectancy

What is the average Opperman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Opperman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Opperman in 1956 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opperman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opperman 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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