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Opett Family History

Opett 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: Pett, Opelt, Ott, Brett, Pott, Oest, Rowett, Flett, Lovett, Petit

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Where is the Opett family from?

You can see how Opett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Opett family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Opett families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Opett's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Opett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Opett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Opett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Opett. 100% of Opett men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 46 census records available for the last name Opett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opett 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Opett. 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 57 military records available for the last name Opett. For the veterans among your Opett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Opett lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Opett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Opett in 1969 was 84, and 82 in 2004.

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