Foppe Family History

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Foppe Name Meaning

Dutch, Frisian, and North German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Volkbrecht, Volkbrand, or a similar name, composed with folk ‘people’, ‘warriors’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hoppe, Poppe, Koppe, Hippe, Opper, Huppe, Kopp, Koppen, Opp, Copps

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Foppe Family Origin

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Foppe Family Occupations

What did your Foppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Foppe's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Foppe.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Tailor

    33%

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

Foppe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foppe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Foppe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Foppe. For the veterans among your Foppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Foppe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Foppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Foppe in 1962 was 40, and 18 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foppe 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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