Bope Family History

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Bope Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Bopp.

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

Similar surnames: Bole, Boie, Bose, Bopp, Boe, Opp, Pope, Boze, Bode, Booe

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Bope Family Origin

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Bope Family Occupations

What did your Bope ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bope. The most common Bope occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Bope's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bope family was Agent For Locks.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Agent For Locks


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bope ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bope Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bope. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bope census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 200 immigration records available for the last name Bope. 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 Card

There are 481 military records available for the last name Bope. For the veterans among your Bope ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bope Life Expectancy

What is the average Bope lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bope in 1960 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bope ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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