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Oppermann Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a churchwarden or sexton, with particular reference to his task of taking the collection, Middle Low German opperman, from opper(gilt) ‘donation’ (oppern ‘to donate’, ‘to sacrifice’, Late Latin operari) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Opferman, Overmann, Opperman, Appelman, Ostermann, Bermann, Eiermann

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Oppermann Family Origin

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Oppermann Family Occupations

What did your Oppermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Farmer and Florist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oppermann. A less common occupation for the Oppermann family was Brewer. The most common Oppermann occupation in the USA was Tailor. 11% of Oppermann's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    11%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Florist

    7%
  • Brewer

    4%

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

Oppermann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oppermann Life Expectancy

What is the average Oppermann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Oppermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Oppermann in 1953 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oppermann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oppermann 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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