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Opheim Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about twenty farmsteads, chiefly in Hordaland, so named from Old Norse Uppheimr, a compound of uppi ‘up’ + heimr ‘farmstead’ (i.e. a farmstead situated on higher ground). German: habitational name from an unidentified place.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Solheim, Heim, Helm, Plein, Heit, Norheim, Manheim, Oppenheim

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Opheim Family Origin

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Opheim Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Engineer

    20%
  • Retired Farmer

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Opheim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Opheim's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Opheim family was Tailor. Farmer, Engineer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opheim.

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Opheim Historical Records

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Opheim Life Expectancy

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