Haupt Family History

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Haupt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German houbet, German Haupt ‘head’; generally, a descriptive nickname for someone with a big head, or perhaps a designation of the head of a guild or other group. It is also recorded in the Upper Rhineland as a habitational name from a house sign.

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

Similar surnames: Haut, Harp, Faust, Halt, Haus, Hauff, Happ, Happe, Hau, Hauer

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Haupt Family Origin

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Haupt Family Occupations

What did your Haupt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Haupt family was Butcher. The most common Haupt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Haupt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haupt.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


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Haupt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Haupt Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Haupt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Haupt in 1950 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haupt 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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