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Opyt Family History

Opyt 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, Ott, Ort, Oest, Ost, Pye, Ory, Ohrt, Apt, Oye

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Where is the Opyt family from?

You can see how Opyt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Opyt family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Opyt families living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Opyt's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Opyt families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Opyt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Opyt ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 121 census records available for the last name Opyt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opyt 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Opyt. 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 87 military records available for the last name Opyt. For the veterans among your Opyt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Opyt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Opyt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Opyt in 1958 was 55, and 79 in 2003.

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