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Opet Family History

Opet Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Opat, Opel, Opelt, Ott, Over, Pope, Ober, Hope, Ort, Oest

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Where is the Opet family from?

You can see how Opet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Opet family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Opet families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Opet families living in Texas. This was about 78% of all the recorded Opet's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Opet families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Opet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Opet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner was the top reported job for people in the USA named Opet. 50% of Opet men worked as a Miner. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Miner
    50%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Bobbin Boy
    25%
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What Opet family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 404 census records available for the last name Opet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 104 immigration records available for the last name Opet. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 41 military records available for the last name Opet. For the veterans among your Opet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Opet lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Opet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Opet in 1951 was 27, and 84 in 2004.

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