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Opgaard Family History

Opgaard 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: Odegaard, Norgaard, Nygaard, Negaard, Aagaard, Boogaard, Bogaard

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Where is the Opgaard family from?

You can see how Opgaard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Opgaard family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1881 and 1920. The most Opgaard families were found in and Scotland in 1881. In 1881 there were 4 Opgaard families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Opgaard's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Opgaard families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Opgaard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Opgaard ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Opgaard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 102 census records available for the last name Opgaard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opgaard 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Opgaard. 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 19 military records available for the last name Opgaard. For the veterans among your Opgaard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Opgaard lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1986, in the United States, Opgaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Opgaard in 1967 was 79, and 67 in 1986.

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