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Poppe Family History

Poppe Name Meaning
German: variant of Popp 1.English: variant spelling of Popp 2.Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Poppo (see Popp 1).

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

76,110 Historical Documents with Poppe on Ancestry.com
25,309 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,991 Military Records
4,267 Immigration Records
11,560 Census and Voter Lists
29,983 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Poppe Families

  • Number of Poppe families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Poppe families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Poppe last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Poppe census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Poppe Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Poppe families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Poppe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Poppe families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Poppe

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Poppe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Poppe census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Poppe ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Poppe Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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