Opp Name Meaning

from a short form of a German personal name composed with a cognte of Old High German ot, Old Saxon oel ‘possession’, ‘wealth’. possibly a shortening of any of numerous German compound names such as Oppenberg, Oppendinger, or Oppenhäuser.

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

Similar surnames: Olp, Popp, Off, Sopp, Kopp, Bopp, Topp, Ott, App, Jopp

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Opp Family Origin

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Opp Family Occupations

What did your Opp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opp. A less common occupation for the Opp family was Blacksmith. The most common Opp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Opp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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Opp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Opp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Opp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Opp. For the veterans among your Opp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opp Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Opp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Opp in 1944 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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