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Opyd Family History

Opyd 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: Pye, Ory, Ord, Old, Oye, Opp, Opal, Opie, Boyd, Opat

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Opyd surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Opyd ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 47 census records available for the last name Opyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opyd 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Opyd. 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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There are 43 military records available for the last name Opyd. For the veterans among your Opyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Opyd lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Opyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Opyd in 1968 was 73, and 64 in 2003.

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