Opsahl Family History

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Opsahl Name Meaning

Variant of Norwegian Opsal.

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


Similar surnames: Opsal, Sahl, Omdahl, Ossa, Dahl, Rosdahl, Ohl, Pawl, Peal, Fischl

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Opsahl Family Origin

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Opsahl Family Occupations

What did your Opsahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Opsahl occupation in the USA was Clk In Store. 50% of Opsahl's were Clk In Stores. Clk In Store and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Opsahl.

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  • Clk In Store

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Opsahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Opsahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opsahl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Opsahl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Opsahl. For the veterans among your Opsahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opsahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Opsahl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Opsahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Opsahl in 1953 was 57, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opsahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opsahl 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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