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Popp Family History

Popp Name Meaning
German: from a Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning, perhaps originally a nursery word or a short form of for example Bodobert, a Germanic personal name meaning ‘famous leader’. It was a hereditary personal name among the counts of Henneberg and Babenberg in East Franconia between the 9th and 14th centuries.English: from a Middle English continuation of an Old English personal name, Poppa, known only from occurrences in place names.

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

185,590 Historical Documents with Popp on Ancestry.com
59,103 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,229 Military Records
10,218 Immigration Records
31,108 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Popp Families

  • Number of Popp families
     80 - 157
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Popp families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Popp last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Popp Family Origin

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Popp Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Popp

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Popp Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Popp census records

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Popp Civil War Service Records

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