Oppenheim Surname History

Oppenheim migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oppenheim Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • J. Dieterich Oppenheim, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1753
Oppenheim Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • H. Oppenheim, who settled in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1828
  • Louis Oppenheim, aged 33, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [1]
  • Raphael Oppenheim, aged 22, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [1]
  • Samuel Oppenheim, aged 26, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [1]
  • Regina Oppenheim, aged 27, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Oppenheim (post 1700)

  • Alexander V. Oppenheim (1903-1997), British mathematician and university administrator
  • Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800-1882), German painter
  • Meret Oppenheim (1913-1985), Swiss artist and lyricist
  • Max von Oppenheim (1860-1946), German diplomat and archaeologist
  • Jill Arlyn Oppenheim (b. 1940), Hollywood actress known as Jill St. John
  • James Oppenheim (1882-1932), US poet author and editor
  • Hermann Oppenheim (1858-1919), German neurologist
  • Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946), British author


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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