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Opetz Family History

Opetz 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: Spetz, Petz, Opitz, Opatz, Metz, Ketz, Netz, Putz, Spitz, Oneto

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Where is the Opetz family from?

You can see how Opetz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Opetz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Opetz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Opetz families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Opetz's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Opetz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Opetz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Opetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Opetz. 67% of Opetz men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Baker
    34%
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What Opetz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 302 census records available for the last name Opetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opetz 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Opetz. 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 52 military records available for the last name Opetz. For the veterans among your Opetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Opetz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Opetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Opetz in 1963 was 84, and 89 in 2001.

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