The Oppy surname was created from the medieval personal names Oppy, or Obby, which were turn short forms of personal names such as Osborn, Osbert, and Osbald.
as Lords of the Manor of Penhargard.
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into
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of this family name include: Opie, Opey, Opye, Oppie, Oppye, Oppey, Upey, Uppie and many more.