Opheim Family History
Opheim Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of about twenty farmsteads chiefly in Hordaland 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 possibly a shortened form of Oppenheim (Rhineland-Palatinate).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press