Opper Family History

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Opper Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from the Germanic personal name Obrecht, composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. German: probably a variant of Oppermann.

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

Similar surnames: Oppel, Kopper, Omer, Popper, Hopper, Nopper, Opp, Osmer, Copper

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Opper Family Origin

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Opper Family Occupations

What did your Opper ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Revenuer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Opper. 31% of Opper men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Opper women worked as a Revenuer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Opper were Laborer and School Proneepel

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Farmer Lab
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Revenuer
  • School Proneepel

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

Opper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Opper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opper 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 Opper. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Opper. For the veterans among your Opper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opper Life Expectancy

What is the average Opper lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Opper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Opper in 1954 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opper 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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