Opel name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Opel

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  1. German industrialist who was the first in Germany to use an assembly line in manufacturing automobiles (1871-1948)
  1. A surname​.
  2. A German motor car manufacturer, founded in 1899, and part of General Motors since the 1920s.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Opel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Opel

Adam Opel

Adam Opel was a business. Adam was born on May 9th, 1837 in Rüsselsheim, Germany. He passed away on September 8th, 1895.

Fritz von Opel

Fritz was born as the child of Wilhelm von Opel on May 4th, 1899 in Rüsselsheim am Main. He died on April 8th, 1971.

Rikky von Opel

Rikky von Opel is a formula one racer.

Nancy Opel

Nancy was born in Prairie Village, Kansas. Nancy is also known as Opel and Nancy Carol.

Barbara Opel

Barbara was born in 1964.

Georg von Opel


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Opel U.S.
  White 94.70% 64.26%
  African American 1.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Opel

People with the last name Opel are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Opel

  • How Popular is the name Opel? Opel is the 23,403rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Opel was the 26,391st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Opel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 277 babies born with the first name Opel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Opel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Opel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Opel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Opel is Saturday, May 11th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Opel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Opel was in 1924 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Opel: The name spelled backwards is Lepo. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Leop. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Opel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 925 people with the last name Opel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Opel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Opel as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Opel name meaning

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