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Find more Popke relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 33 more people named Popke in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 170 people named Popke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Popke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 203 people named Popke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • The average annual income was $1,079

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Popke families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% were born in foreign countries