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Type Surname (from given name)
Meaning & History
From the medieval personal name Oppy
, a diminutive of such names as OSBERT
, and OSBALD
. Bearers of this surname include British portrait and history painter John Opie (1761-1807) and British authors and folklorists Peter Opie (1918-82) and his wife Iona Opie (née Archibald; 1923-).