Oppenheim Family History

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Oppenheim Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place on the Rhine, between Mainz and Worms, so named from an unexplained first element + Old High German heim ‘homestead’. There was an important Jewish settlement here before the Holocaust.

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


Similar surnames: Manheim, Guggenheim, Rosenheim, Wertheim, Oppenheimer, Opheim

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Oppenheim Family Origin

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Oppenheim Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Auctioneer

    4%

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In 1880, Merchant, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oppenheim. A less common occupation for the Oppenheim family was Auctioneer. The most common Oppenheim occupation in the USA was Merchant. 9% of Oppenheim's were Merchants.

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Oppenheim Historical Records

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Oppenheim Life Expectancy

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Famous Oppenheim Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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