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Popescu Name Meaning

Romanian: patronymic with the suffix -escu of Pop or Popa .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ionescu, Popson, Pope, Papes, Telesco, Popek, Popejoy, Poles, Propes

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Where is the Popescu family from?

You can see how Popescu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Popescu family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Popescu families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 2 Popescu families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Popescu's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Popescu families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Popescu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Popescu ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Popescu. 100% of Popescu men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 443 census records available for the last name Popescu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popescu census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 550 immigration records available for the last name Popescu. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 127 military records available for the last name Popescu. For the veterans among your Popescu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Popescu lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Popescu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Popescu in 1962 was 82, and 67 in 2004.

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