Oppelt Family History

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Oppelt Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Otbald composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + bald ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Oppel, Opper, Appelt, Happel, Reppert, Obert, Opp, Poppel, Eppert

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Oppelt Family Origin

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Oppelt Family Occupations

What did your Oppelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oppelt. 6% of Oppelt men worked as a Clerk and 9% of Oppelt women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oppelt were Inspector and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    6%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Inspector
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Housework
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Oppelt Historical Records

What Oppelt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Oppelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oppelt 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Oppelt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Oppelt. For the veterans among your Oppelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oppelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Oppelt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Oppelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Oppelt in 1958 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oppelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oppelt 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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