Opiela Family History

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Opiela Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name for a gardener, from an agent derivative of opielac ‘to weed’.

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

Similar surnames: Piela, Pelak, Zieba, Biela, Opalka, Popiel, Canela, Oliva, Pilat

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Opiela Family Origin

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Opiela Family Occupations

What did your Opiela ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineering Tool Maker and Shorthand Typist Accumulator Industry were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Opiela. 50% of Opiela men worked as an Engineering Tool Maker and 34% of Opiela women worked as a Shorthand Typist Accumulator Industry. Some less common occupations for Americans named Opiela were Smiths Striker Heavy Engineering and Unpaid House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineering Tool Maker
  • Smiths Striker Heavy Engineering

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Shorthand Typist Accumulator Industry
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid House Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Opiela Historical Records

What Opiela family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 822 census records available for the last name Opiela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opiela census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 351 immigration records available for the last name Opiela. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 292 military records available for the last name Opiela. For the veterans among your Opiela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opiela Life Expectancy

What is the average Opiela lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Opiela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Opiela in 1954 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opiela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opiela ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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